THE LAST MEN OF ALEPPO

Synopsis

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Fayyad and aleppo media cinter   breathtaking work – a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage – follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of both heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders – Khaled, Subhi, and Mahmoud – as they grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever present dilemma: do they flee with their families or stay and fight for their country. A gripping portrait of extraordinary bravery, Last Men in Aleppo provides a stirring new perspective on a conflict reshaping our world.

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Awards Sundance Film Festival 2017 – Grand Jury Prize – World Cinema – Documentary (Won) Minneapolis St. Paul Internation (Won) al Film Festival 2017  Best Documentary (Won) Sarasota Film Festival 2017 – Audience AwardBest in World Cinema (Won) Jury Prize – Best Documentary Feature (Won) Millennium Docs Against Gravity 2017 (Won) Audience Award – Best Film (Won) Millennium Award – Best Film (Won)

  • Directed by Firas Fayyad
  • Running Time: 1h4min
  • Year of Release: 2017
  • Country: Denmark, Syria
  • Language: English Subs