Why Not Watch?

Sweden: JustWatch

Canada: JustWatch
Mexico: JustWatch
Brazil: JustWatch
Germany: JustWatch
Austria: JustWatch
Switzerland: JustWatch
Ireland: JustWatch
Russia: JustWatch
Italy: JustWatch
France: JustWatch
Spain: JustWatch
Netherlands: JustWatch
Norway: JustWatch
Sweden: JustWatch
Denmark: JustWatch
Finland: JustWatch
Lithuania: JustWatch
Latvia: JustWatch
Estonia: JustWatch
South Africa: JustWatch
Australia: JustWatch
New Zealand: JustWatch
India: JustWatch
Japan: JustWatch
South Korea: JustWatch
Thailand: JustWatch
Malaysia: JustWatch
Philippines: JustWatch
Singapore: JustWatch

Don’t worry world! We always support watching documentaries legally and many of the films we recommend on Influence Film Club are available where you live too. We suggest using your preferred method for watching a film – such as searching iTunes, Amazon, Netflix, VOD platforms (video-on-demand), or renting/buying a DVD.

Find out more about starting a film club!

Among The Believers

An unsettling and eye-opening exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque in Pakistan, which trains legions of children to devote their lives to jihad, or holy war, from a very young age.

Director: Mohammed Naqvi, Hemal Trivedi
Year: 2015
Time: 84 min

 Among the Believers
(2015) on IMDb

Watch the Film

US: JustWatch
UK: JustWatch
Other Ways To Watch

Download Discussion Guide

Ways to Influence

Donate  to the Malala Fund: Pakistan. The program invests in girls’ education in Pakistan through increasing enrollment for girls at secondary schools, repairing damaged classrooms, providing supplies, and establishing educational programs.

Become a partner  of Educate A Child. They are seeking people who can help to accelerate the identification, enrollment and completion of a quality primary education for a significant number of out of school children in war-torn countries around the world.

Work  with the World Bank. The international organization invests in humanitarian efforts around the globe, including schools in rural Pakistan.

Speak out!  Share stories like that of UNICEF, which works with the Federal Ministry of Education, Provincial Education Departments, International NGOs, NGOs and other UN agencies to ensure that every girl and boy completes a quality primary education.

Related Articles and Resources

Interview with directors Mohammed Naqvi & Hemal Trivedi

“Within Pakistan’s borders, a violent clash of ideologies between radical Muslim extremists and moderates is shaping the path of the country’s future.”

Watch the interview from American Film Institute.

Pakistan’s contradictory crackdown on ‘Red Mosque’ extremism

“Despite public humiliation and periods of house arrest, the former leader of Pakistan’s notorious Red Mosque is inspiring a new generation of extremists with his old rhetoric — highlighting Islamabad’s ambivalent attempts to bring religious hard-liners to heel.”

Continue reading on Arab News.

Meet the Next Generation of Terrorists Who Support ISIS

“The biggest battleground in Pakistan is in the area of education. It’s a battle for children’s minds.”

Read the article from The Daily Beast.

The radical cleric building a militia in the heart of Islamabad

“Maulana Abdul Aziz, the cleric of the Red Mosque and one of the most dangerous men in Pakistan, tells the Telegraph if the country does not implement Islamic law, he and his followers ‘will solve it’.”

Continue reading the article from  The Telegraph.

Islamabad’s infamous Red Mosque faces protest over school massacre

“Failure of clerics to condemn killings leads to remarkable protest outside mosque seen to symbolise ‘Tabilan mindset’”

Continue reading on The Guardian.

Meet the filmmakers who went inside the world’s most infamous mosque

“If you want to solve the problem of extremism in Islam, then it has to be done by Muslims themselves. Outsiders can never solve the problem of extremism.”

Continue reading on MSNBC.

Intolerance is a recipe for disaster!

“Intolerance in any society is a recipe for disaster, especially for children. Over a 1000 schools have been destroyed in Pakistan since 2010 by fundamentalist forces. Hemal argues that intolerance of any kind in a society can lead to similar results, we need to learn from our experiences in other nations.”

Watch the TEDx Talk from filmmaker Hemal Trivedi.

Meeting Pakistan’s Maulana Mohammad Abdul Aziz

“The story of the man who inspired an uprising, rattled Islamabad and changed the country.”

Read the article from Aljazeera.


Films We Think You'll Love