Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS, 2017, 99 minutes. Edited by Aaron Soffin. Named Top 5 Best Documentaries of 2017 by the National Board of Review.
Pulling from nearly 1,000 hours of visceral footage, filmmakers Sebastian Junger and Nick Quested chronicle Syria’s descent into the unbridled chaos that allowed the rise of the Islamic State. (New Yorker review)