:HELL ON EARTH: THE FALL OF SYRIA AND THE RISE OF ISIS
USA, 2017, 99 min
Chronicling Syria’s descent into unbridled chaos and the rise of ISIS, this gripping and insightful work captures the Syrian war’s harrowing carnage, political and social consequences, and, most importantly, its human toll. Academy Award nominated filmmakers Sebastian Junger and Nick Quested untangle these complex issues to create an informative and compelling documentary, edited from almost 1,000 hours of footage.
Festivals And Awards
Sebastian Junger is a best-selling author, an award-winning journalist and critically acclaimed filmmaker. His debut film, Restrepo, was nominated for an Academy Award® and won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. It was produced by Nick Quested who also produced Which Way is the Front Line From Here (nominated for a PGA Award). Quested is the Executive Director and owner of Goldcrest.
Tribeca 2017. Hot Docs 2017. Provincetown FF 2017.
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