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Last Men in Aleppo

Last Men in Aleppo

Last Men in Aleppo

2017 / 110min / DCP

DIRECTOR: FERAS FAYYAD

Feras Fayyad, co-director/editor Steen Johannessen and Marten Rabarts, Head of EYE International, in conversation with filmmaker Amy Berg on May 3rd at 7:15.

Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad in collaboration with Aleppo Media Center filmed the Syrian war for two years, which led to this breathtaking work, an imperative piece of boots-on-the-ground reportage following the exploits of the White Helmets, a search and rescue organization who indefatigably struggle on amidst Aleppo’s humanitarian catastrophe, looking for signs of life amid the rubble of a ruined city. Displaying remarkable calm and compositional clarity amidst chaos, Last Men in Aleppo embodies the agony and euphoria of its subject’s life and death work. EFP Member: Danish Film Institute

Opening night film of True Stories: New Non-Fiction from Europe