Last Men in Aleppo @ Northwest Film Forum, Seattle [from 15 to 22 June]

Last Men in Aleppo


25
15 - 22
June
20:00 - 20:00

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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98122
(Feras Fayyad, Syria, 2017, 104 min)

** Seattle premiere! **

Thursday, Jun 15 at 08:00PM
Wednesday, Jun 21 at 08:00PM
Thursday, Jun 22 at 08:00PM

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work – a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage – follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards military strikes and attacks in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of both heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders – Khaled, Subhi, and Mahmoud – as they grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee or stay and fight for their country.

«A masterpiece.» – Nick Fraser, The Guardian

"[Demands] to be reckoned with. There is no denying the cumulative power of the material, in large part due the protagonists’ endless reservoirs of humanity, dignity and selflessness in the face of one of the world’s worst biggest current and most incomprehensible tragedies. Last Men in Aleppo speaks very loudly from the heart." – Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter
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