Exquisitely realized portrait of the Syrian Civil Defense’s “White Helmet” volunteers at the frontline of the conflict in Syria’s decimated capital...provides viewers with the most sensorily vivid and empathetic sense yet of how it feels to live (and die) through the carnage.
— Guy Lodge, Variety
Last Men in Aleppo
This film is part of our Foreign Focus series.
Directors: Firas Fayyad
After five years of war in Syria, Aleppo’s remaining residents prepare themselves for a siege. Khalid, Subhi and Mahmoud, founding members of The White Helmets, have remained in the city to help their fellow citizens-and experience daily life, death, struggle and triumph in a city under fire.