VARIETY: ‘The Feeling of Being Watched’ makes the IDA Awards Shortlist

LA TIMES: Review: FBI surveillance of Muslims hits home in ‘The Feeling of Being Watched’

“startling and effective... You feel like you’re watching a ‘70s conspiracy thriller, but this is today and it’s nonfiction.”

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: 'The Feeling of Being Watched': Film Review

“Strikes deep”

DOCNYC: Assia Boundaoui Named DOCNYC’s 40 Under 40

FILMMAKER MAGAZINE: 25 New Faces of Independent Film: Assia Boundaoui

FILM COMMENT: Festivals: Tribeca après Cannes

“‘[A] courageous, eye-opening documentary about the power of journalism… Both a thriller and an organizing tool."

VARIETY: Hot Docs Film Review: ‘The Feeling of Being Watched’

“Boundaoui’s smart, unsettling documentary functions both as a real-world conspiracy thriller and a personal reflection on the psychological strain of being made to feel an outsider in one’s own home.” 

THE NEW YORK TIMES: 17 Movies to Enjoy for the Tribeca Film Festival's 17th Edition

"This riveting film is at once a personal story, a journalistic thriller and an essay on the nature of paranoia."

FILMMAKER MAGAZINE: “Do Not Be Daunted by the Magnitude of the Challenge in Front of You”: Assia Boundaoui on Her Surveillance Doc, The Feeling of Being Watched
THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS: The FBI’s ‘Vulgar Betrayal’ of Muslim Americans
THE VILLAGE VOICE: The Exceptionally Varied Gems of This Year's Tribeca Film Festival

"...turns exhaustive research into an art form in her scintillating doc.”

RESONANCE FM: Human Rights Watch Film Festival - Interview with Assia Boundaoui
8 Standout Films to See at This Year’s Blackstar Film Festival in Philadelphia
WBEZ: Film "The Feeling of Being Watched" on Mass FBI Surveillance of Muslims in Bridgeview, Illinois
REALSCREEN: CIFF ’18: “On Her Shoulders”, “The Feeling of Being Watched” take top prizes
CITYLAB: When Your Block is Being Watched
REEL CHICAGO: “Feeling of Being Watched” at Chicago Film Fest
COLORLINES: How One American Muslim Woman's Instinct Led to the Uncovering One of the Largest FBI Probes in U.S. History
CBC: Documentary shows 'chilling effect' of growing up in a Muslim community under FBI surveillance
DOCUMENTARY.ORG: Hot-Topic Documentaries at Tribeca Go Beyond the Headlines
NO FILM SCHOOL (Podcast): How Do You Protect Your Film’s Subjects, Data, and Yourself in Unsafe Situations?
WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD: Tribeca 2018 Women Directors: Meet Assia Boundaoui — “The Feeling of Being Watched”
CRITERION CAST: Seven Films You Need to See at This Year's Tribeca Film Festival

"a fascinating look at the surveillance state”

FLIXIST: The 300 Week 17: 2018 Tribeca Film Festival Critic's Notebook (Part 2)
THE MOVEABLE FEST: Tribeca '18 Review: Assia Boundaoui's "The Feeling of Being Watched" is a Must-See
THE PLAYLIST: ‘The Feeling Of Being Watched’: Paranoia In The Homeland [Tribeca Review]
NOW TORONTO: Ten must-see films about politics at Hot Docs
MXDWN: Tribeca Film Festival Review – ‘The Feeling of Being Watched’"

"It’s one of the best films about the importance of journalism in a long time and should be considered required viewing.”

THE FILM STAGE: The Feeling of Being Watched Tribeca 2018 Review
OKAYAFRICA: 7 Must-See Films from This Year's Tribeca Film Festival
VULTURE: 17 Films You Should See at This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival
WBEZ: The Government Has Been Watching Muslims In Bridgeview For Years


Rogers Audience Choice Award
Regent Park Film Festival

Audience Award, Best Documentary 

Blackstar Film Festival

Audience Award, Best Documentary 
Camden International Film Festival

Best Editing
Woodstock Film Festival

Best Documentary 
Woodstock Film Festival

Audience Award, Best Documentary 
GlobeDocs Film Festival

Up and Coming, Jury Winner
This Human World

Student Choice Award
Movies That Matter Film Festival

Shine a Light Jury Award
Freep Film Festival