In August 2011, journalist Sofia Amara entered Syria illegally to film the revolutionaries. She spent three weeks in Damascus, Rastan, Homs and Hama, accompanied by rebels and filming the scale of repression they faced.
In Rastan, deserting army officers are now attempting to build their own “free army”. But President Bashir is determined to hold on to power at any cost. Over 2,000 people have been killed in the past five months. Systematic bombings, shootings, arbitrary detentions, executions and torture are all common.
Exclusive footage reveals how Hezbollah and Guardians of the Iranian Revolution are now active in Syria.
Shot in the style of a log book, Amara takes us to the heart of the Syrian revolution.
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