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The White Helmets (2016)

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As daily airstrikes pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of indomitable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble.
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Khaled, Mahmoud and Subhi volunteer with the White Helmets trying to save lives of hundreds of victims in the besieged city of Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War.

Directors: Feras Fayyad, Steen Johannessen
Stars: Khaled Umar Harah, Batul, Mahmoud
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Feature adaptation of the 2016 documentary, 'The White Helmets', about volunteers for the Syrian Civil Defense who risk their lives to save victims in their war-torn country.

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Credited cast:
Khalid Farah Khalid Farah ... Himself
Mohammed Farah Mohammed Farah ... Himself
Abu Omar Abu Omar ... Himself
Raed Saleh Raed Saleh ... Himself
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After five years of war, over 400,000 syrians have been killed and millions have fled their homes. In areas out of regime control, those who remain rely on a group of volunteers dedicated to saving anyone in need. They search for survivors among the wreckage as bombs continue to fall. Written by Cathy

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To save a life is to save all of humanity


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Official Sites:

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UK

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Arabic | English

Release Date:

16 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Syria See more »

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Grain Media, Violet Films See more »
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Netflix's first Academy Award winning documentary. See more »

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Mohammed Farah: Better to rescue a soul than to take one.
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Referenced in Lorraine: Episode dated 27 February 2017 (2017) See more »

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Crashing Down Completed
Written by Gorillaz
Performed by Gorillaz and the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music
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white helmets are funded by enemies of Syria
20 February 2018 | by tvujseznamSee all my reviews

The founder James Le Mesurier is British ex officer, he stole name Syrian civil defense from real Syrian organization, USA, EU and Turkey sponsors WH with millions of dollars so WH are not independent as they claim, sometimes they carry weapons, sometimes they carry terrorist flag, they operate only in rebel-terrorists held areas despite most of population escaped to pro Assad areas all you can easily find in YouTube. There is many propaganda movies but this one got the Oscar, bravo USA.


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