How does a local militia run by a former criminal become the world's most feared terrorist organization-a self-proclaimed state able to coordinate and inspire deadly attacks in cities and ... See full summary »
CRIES FROM SYRIA is a searing, comprehensive account of a brutal five-year conflict from the inside out, drawing on hundreds of hours of war footage from Syrian activists and citizen ... See full summary »
Hadi Al Abdullah,
Raed Al Saleh,
In this groundbreaking TV series, ISIS defectors from Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Morocco reveal why they joined, what they did, and why they decided to risk their lives to escape from the world's most dangerous terrorist organization.
Mohammed Reda Curdi
What is it really like to go to war? For millennia, only warriors could really answer that question. Now, a new PBS documentary takes us inside the experience of battle and reveals the soldier's experiences as never before.
A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »
Because getting independent journalists from the west into Syria proved impossible, the filmmakers had to find different ways to obtain the video they needed. In some cases, journalists within the country were able to discreetly supply them with exclusive footage. See more »
A camera can be as powerful a gun - in some ways more powerful.
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The lack of Kurds' struggle against ISIS
Unfortunately, the role of the Kurds is not mentioned in the film. One can not make a documentary about Syrias civil war and Isis without telling the Kurds part in it. It does not get any good, no matter how good it is. The documentary is very well made, but as mentioned, it does not cover the whole story, espousely when it comes to the crack on ISIS.
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