Sky news has witnessed housetohouse fighting in west mosul as iraqi forces try to push islamic state out of their last. With extraordinary combat footage, the film follows an iraqi special forces unit that bore the brunt of the fight. Shot over the course of the ninemonth battle, mosul follows one iraqi. I spent six weeks in mosul and made a film, which was well received, olivier explains. This subreddit is dedicated to news, analysis and discussion on the conflicts in syria and iraq along with the regional and global ramifications. But fierce fighting continues as iraqi soldiers continue their push. Filmed across the entire ninemonth campaign, the documentary features extraordinary combat footage of one iraqi special forces unit that bore the brunt of the fighting.
The british army in 2017 is in uncharted territory. Hd mccain full film frontline pbs documentary on the life of sen. It is a brilliant combination of historical documentation and cinematic entertainment in one. Now in 2015, the selfproclaimed islamic state is on the rise in afghanistan. Losing iraq full movie in hd visit movie 318915 examines the unfolding chaos in iraq and how the u. Full of hope at the beginning of the campaign, the reality of fighting an. Full of hope and good intentions at the beginning of the campaign, the. A member of the iraqi rapid response forces fires during a battle with islamic state militants at the tigris river frontline near mosul, iraq. Find movie and film cast and crew information for frontline. Watch full length episodes of pbs documentary series frontline for free. Anmar, a college graduate seeking revenge after his father was victim of a suicide attack.
And then when i came back in february, the frontline had moved all the way to the middle of the city of mosul. The armys budgets are under pressure and they have the smallest troop numbers since the days of cromwell. But a trip made by the author this month to the frontlines around the city suggests such a nearterm timetable may be optimistic. The earliest fighters to join isis in afghanistan were primarily defectors from the pakistani and afghan taliban. But now with the rise of the socalled islamic state, the.
Also this hour, a rare look at airstrikes on yemen by a saudi arabialed coalition. And for the surviving soldiers, haunted by what they have seen and done, the war goes on. After controversial campaigns in iraq and afghanistan, there is political and public opposition to military intervention overseas. Frontline mosul tv episode 2017 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Iraqiborn journalist ghaith abdulahad of the guardian takes you inside isis hideouts, to the edge of burning oil fields that isis has set ablaze, and into the growing camps for displaced people that now exist across his homeland. Jun 26, 2017 the battle for mosul in maps iraqis flee from the old city of mosul on june 22, 2017, during the ongoing offensive by iraqi forces to retake the last district still held by isis. When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Isis rapid expansion across iraq and syria in 2014 shocked the world. Isis in afghanistan dvd,isis rapid expansion across iraq and syria in 2014 shocked the world. Full of hope at the beginning of the campaign, the reality of fighting an elusive and vicious enemy in a city full of trapped civilians ultimately takes its toll. If the item details above arent accurate or complete, we want to know. Battle for mosul r asoul, a 26yearold radio operator, stood in a narrow street in east mosul a mile from the frontline, peering into the early morning light as the armoured truck packed with.
Mar 21, 2017 displaced people fleeing from islamic state militants in tahrir neighborhood walk in mosul, iraq, on nov. Our virtual reality cameras put you on the front line of combat in mosul, the last isis stronghold in iraq, as the future of iraq and the fate of isis is determined. As iraqis unite to reclaim the city of mosul from isis, an embedded journalist gives unprecedented access into the battle against two unyielding enemies. Dont listen to our lying politicians about iraq or anything around iraq. Filmed over the course of the whole campaign, mosul follows the experiences of four young soldiers. Frontline is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world.
Battle for mosul is a visceral 360 experience into wartorn iraq. The doc was produced by frontline pbs, arte france, bbc storyville, and doc society. Combat diary iraq full movie modern war documentary 2018. They loved the cinematography and wanted me to do a 25minute piece. As one defector told frontline in 2015, god says when there is a caliphate, you must join the caliphate. With extraordinary combat footage, the film follows an iraqi special forces. Watch frontline s documentary on the stunning cost of iraqi forces brutal, ninemonth, streetbystreet fight to drive isis out of mosul. Brought to you by peter bergs film 45 and 44 blue productions. May 02, 2017 reuters, the news and media division of thomson reuters, is the worlds largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Oct 18, 2017 directed by olivier sarbil, james jones. Mosul is at the top of my list for war films documentaries, especially post911 flicks. Jan 26, 2017 on the frontlines of mosul a member of the iraqi rapid response forces fires during a battle with islamic state militants at the tigris river frontline near mosul, iraq. Us special forces come to mosul frontline media rt world news.
By the end of filming, one of the four soldiers is dead. Mosul is a featurelength documentary built around several characters that come from the vibrantly diverse cultures and backgrounds that make up modern iraq. Mosul is in a state of suspended animation, with control of the city split between iraqi government forces and the islamic state group. The battle for mosul in maps world news the guardian. How isis recruits children who live in its territory to be the next generation of fighters.
A stunning look at the high cost of iraqs victory over isis in mosul, this film follows a unit of iraqi special forces as they fight streetbystreet in a city full of civilians. Hd best documentary pbs frontline breaking the bank 2009. Watch frontline s documentary on the conflicting interests of allies in the u. Members of the iraqi federal police look at the positions of islamic state fighters in a mirror at a frontline in western mosul. However, on october 17, the very day when the operation started, pentagon press secretary peter cook admitted that us troops will take part in liberation of mosul in a supportive role. Hd frontline battle for iraq and hunting isis 2017 hd.
There is rising speculation that a constellation of iraqi forces will launch an operation to take back mosul from the islamic state this fall, supported by u. Official trailer for mosul, a theatrical documentary about. Watch the dramatic opening sequence of mosul, a new documentary filmed on the ground during what has been called the deadliest urban warfare since wwii. Frontline follows a unit of iraqi special forces as they fight to retake mosul from isis. Frontline reveals the degree to which isis is gaining a foothold in the country, and how theyre focusing their efforts on training a new generation of jihadists.
For a good portion of the nine month fight to defeat isis in mosul, veteran french cameraman olivier sarbil was embedded with a small elite team of iraqi special forces. I liked how they literally made themselves a pillow fort. This is the third film by director jang hoon, after completing secret reunion and rough cut. Watch this documentary which shows you the reality of iraq and middle east for now and future especially when the documentary star is a brave journalist born in iran. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. It was the beginning of a brutal battle of attrition.
Watch full frontline documentaries pbs official site. The rise of isis frontline correspondent martin smith reports from iraq on the miscalculations and mistakes behind the. Airing this week on pbs frontline and on britains channel 4 in november, sarbils film mosul combines beautifully shot actuality footage with direct interviews with. Any eventual mission accomplished against terrorists in. Filmed over the course of the whole campaign, mosul follows the. A stunning look at the high cost of iraqs victory over isis in mosul, this film follows a unit of iraqi special forces as they fight.
Filmed over the course of the whole campaign, mosul follows the experiences of four. The battle to drive isis out of iraqs secondlargest city was brutal and grueling. In october 2016, an elite team of iraqi special forces was tasked with leading the fight to defeat isis in mosul. You can watch more than 200 of our documentaries, for free, any time, h. Its a narrative marked by mass withdrawals of military and law enforcement personnel, poor logistical planning, and inferior supplies of armaments. After that, they wanted to do a flyonthewall feature film, something more personal with no fixed timeline. This film was filmed and directed by olivier sarbil. Iraqs prime minister says his forces, backed by coalition airpower, have taken complete control of eastern portion of mosul.
Hussein, a ruthless sniper and aspiring soccer player. Mar 29, 2017 on the frontline by alex crawford, special correspondent in mosul. Mosul is a pbs frontline production in association with mongoose pictures and. It is the most accurate depiction i have seen of what really. Nov 06, 2016 there is no official confirmation whether the us special forces are indeed conducting any combat activity at the frontline near or inside mosul. Mosul 2017 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Alex crawford reports from the frontline in the battle to retake mosul from islamic state. A member of the iraqi federal police rests next to an armoured vehicle at the frontline in western mosul. Theres an isis fighter in this house mosul frontline.
China undercover full film frontline 53 min 3 weeks ago. Nov 08, 2017 the british army in 2017 is in uncharted territory. Army behind the new frontlines series 1 1of3 redo the. Described by some military commanders as the deadliest urban combat since world war ii, the battle to drive isis out of mosul. Isis fighters parade down a road in mosul, iraq, in a commandeered vehicle on june 23, 2014. Then the us tv current affairs programme pbs frontline contacted him.469 329 914 1251 806 645 358 175 944 1175 1330 886 1389 325 224 569 602 390 39 605 1470 686 809 407 1331 424 409 1470 982 1399 867 158 930 24 1180 752 448 530 436 874 687 301 339 289 321 753 1190 1310