The new film by the award-winning director Matthew Heineman, City of Ghosts, has received buckets of praise and critical acclaim. The powerful story of residents in their struggle to expose the crimes of ISIS in their hometown of Syria opens Friday 21 July.
The reviews have been pouring in from a fab five stars from The Guardian on what "could be the definitive Syria documentary" to fantastic five stars from Empire on "one of the most moving portraits of real-life courage you’ll ever see". Read the reviews here.
The powerful City of Ghosts joins Indiewire's list of documentary Academy Award® frontrunners in their latest article on the awards. Take a look at the full article here.
Preview Screenings with Partners
The Frontline Club, the BFI, The Syria Campaign and The Institute for War Reporting (IWPR) partner up for preview screenings with director Q&As throughout July. Hosts include photojournalist Paul Conroy, Hassan Assad from the BBC hit series Exodus and the IWPR's very own Executive Director, Anthony Borden.
Grand Jury Award
City of Ghosts bagged the coveted Grand Jury Award at this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest. Have a look at the full blog post here.