To many, white supremacists embody
hate in its purest form. One filmmaker
decides to look past the rhetoric to see if a human connection is possible.
When Deeyah Khan was six, her father took her to her first
anti-racism rally. A Pakistani immigrant to Norway, he promised her
that things would get better and that the skinhead gangs that terrorized their
family and families like them would soon find themselves relics of past
prejudices, that bigotry belonged in history, that tomorrow would be a more
Three decades on, and we’re
still waiting for tomorrow.
With a US president propagating
anti-Muslim propaganda, the far-right gaining ground in German elections, hate
crime rising in the UK, and divisive populist rhetoric infecting political and
public discourse across western democracies, Deeyah Khan’s WHITE RIGHT: MEETING THE ENEMY asks