Heineman is known for getting incredible footage and diving deep into the subject of his docs, and that's definitely the case here. It's describe as a "powerful cinematic experience that is sure to shake audiences to their core." This premiered at Sundance this year, where I saw it, and it's good but nowhere near as good as Cartel Land. This would also make a good double feature with the doc Last Men in Aleppo, as both films are important looks at the war in Syria. Watch the footage below.
Here's the first trailer (+ poster) for Matthew Heineman's documentary City of Ghosts, from YouTube:
Captivating in its immediacy, City of Ghosts follows the journey of "Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently" — a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014.Read more at FirstShowing