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My Trip to Al-Qaeda

Written and performed by Lawrence Wright, directed by Alex Gibney (2010)

Premiered on HBO in September 2010 »

From the Tribeca Film Festival Program Notes:
Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) collaborates with Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright to bring Wright's titular one-man play to the screen. Wright made waves in 2006 with his best-selling book, The Looming Tower, chronicling fundamentalist Islam's rise to power, and the roots of modern religious extremism and terrorism.

Reviews & Appearances:
CNN's Belief Blog (September 13, 2010)
France 24 (September 13, 2010)  VIDEO
Época (in Portugese) (September 10, 2010)
GRITtv with Laura Flanders (September 10, 2010)  VIDEO
PBS's Need to Know (September 10, 2010)  VIDEO
BlackBook (September 7, 2010)
The Daily Beast, Chris Dickey (September 7, 2010)
The Daily Beast, Lloyd Grove (September 7, 2010)
Foreign Policy (September 7, 2010)
NPR's Fresh Air (September 7, 2010)  AUDIO
GQ (September 7, 2010)
The Leonard Lopate Show (September 7, 2010)  AUDIO
Morning Joe (September 7, 2010)  VIDEO
The Nation (September 7, 2010)
The Texas Tribune (September 7, 2010)  VIDEO
Austin American-Statesman (September 6, 2010)
Bloomberg News (September 6, 2010)
The Economist (September 6, 2010)
Harper's Magazine (September 6, 2010)
The Miami Herald (September 5, 2010)
PBS NewsHour (September 3, 2010)  VIDEO
Huffington Post (September 2, 2010)
Associated Press (September 2, 2010)  VIDEO
World Policy Journal (August 31, 2010)
The Faster Times (August 19, 2010)
Vanity Fair (April 27, 2010)
The New York Times (April 15, 2010)

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Noriega: God’s Favorite

(Written by Lawrence Wright, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, 2000)

Articles & Reviews:
"The Riddle of Noriega"
July 5, 1999, The Los Angeles Times
By DAVID LAMB

"Double Take: Austin Scribe Lawrence Wright Tackles Noriega -- Twice"
March 10, 2000, Austin Chronicle
By CARY L. ROBERTS

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The Siege

(Written by Lawrence Wright, directed by Edward Zwick, 1998)

Articles & Reviews:
"They Saw It Coming"
September, 2002, Written By
By Richard Stayton