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This Filmmaker Could Have Been Killed At Any Moment, But He Kept The Camera Rolling Anyway

For "Frontline" filmmaker Olly Lambert, what began as an interview with a Syrian rebel commander quickly transformed into an unprecedented encounter with the immediate aftermath of a bombing run by government jets. The resulting documentary provides what is possibly the most immersive account of the brutal Syrian civil war ever recorded, and is a must-watch for anyone looking to grasp the true impact of a modern conflict on a civilian population. WARNING: This video contains disturbing imagery that may upset some viewers. Please proceed with caution.


Chapter Timestamps (Courtesy of "Frontline"):


  • The Blast Site — 6:48
  • The Jets Return — 11:30
  • Trapped in the Rubble — 23:26
  • "My Grandparents are Buried" — 27:35
  • A Call for Revenge — 29:05