City of Ghosts Poster

Release Date: July 7th, 2017

R|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Syrian rebels who call themselves Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently risk their lives to document the atrocities committed by ISIS in their homeland.

Director: Matthew Heineman

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Jigsaw Prods., Our Time Projects

Distributors: Amazon Studios, IFC Films

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  • Whether the truth sets anyone free is unknowable at this point, but the city that was being slaughtered silently has been heard, and its suffering has been seen. show more

  • City of Ghosts shows us the power of media to bring the grim truth about life under ISIS to the world, even when under a death sentence. In keeping our eyes on Raqqa, it also reminds us of the limits of that power. show more

  • Heineman offers up a double portrait of devastation, of a truly destroyed city and of partially decimated survivors, leaving the viewer with an empathetic sense of deep sorrow. show more

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Awards

Nominated Documentary
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)