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City of Ghosts (2017)



Critic Consensus: City of Ghosts takes a hard-hitting, ground-level look at atrocities in a part of the world that may seem foreign to many viewers, but whose impact will be no less devastating.

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This documentary from Matthew Heineman goes behind enemy lines in Syria to follow the citizen journalist collective "Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently" as they attempt to expose the human rights violations by ISIS and fight the terrorist group's misinformation campaigns in their home country.

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Astonishing viewing - but it will haunt you.

June 8, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

There are the makings of a gripping story in these elements. But somehow City of Ghosts never quite comes together.

August 15, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

This film will give you a new appreciation for the freedoms that are often taken for granted in a democracy.

August 3, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

An important story that loses something in the telling.

July 28, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

There is zero "fake news" here.

July 27, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

"City of Ghosts" isn't merely about the personal sacrifices of these men, but a testament to the necessity of a free and open press the world over.

July 27, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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