Control Room

Control Room

Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim examines the coverage of the war in Iraq by journalists at Al Jazeera.

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Control Room


Documentary85 Mins2004

Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim provides a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of Al-Jazeera -- the most prominent television news network in the Arab world -- during the war in Iraq. Through interviews with American journalists, journalists reporting for Al-Jazeera, and high-ranking U.S. military officials, Noujaim explores the nature of media bias, Al-Jazeera's relationship with the Arab community and the network's perception in the Western world.


  • Engaging
  • Fascinating
  • Intense