Order the summer edition here

Syria war minute by minute

Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS
New documentary explores IS's path to power in Syria – and what role international media played in it all.

This article was translated by Google and R.E.

Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS is probably the closest we can come to an all-inclusive narrative of the Syrian civil war. Movies like City of Ghosts and Last Men In Aleppo tells the incredibly complicated story of the war through individual stories from the journalist group "Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently" and the volunteer helpers in The White Helmets. In these cases, the context is sacrificed in favor of depictions of what is happening on the ground. Unlike these signs Hell on Earth the big picture, without unauthorized tricks.

Seduced by IS. The story is recognizable, at the same time as it is. . .

Dear reader.
To continue reading, create a new free reader account with your email,
or logg inn if you have done it before. (click on forgotten password if you have not received it by email already).
Select if necessary Subscription (69kr)

Daniel Glassman
Glassman lives in Toronto and writes about film and music. See also povmagazine.com

You may also like