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"Hell On Earth" Traces Rise Of ISIS In Syria

A scene from Hell on Earth.
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A scene from Hell on Earth.

In his journalism, books and films, Sebastian Junger is often attracted to extremes — as in projects like The Perfect Storm, Tribe, and the Oscar-nominated Restrepo. His haunting new documentary with Nick Quested is called Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS. The movie shows the human stakes of a civil war that has killed 400,000 people and displaced even more. It also explores the complicated political picture that has led to few good options in this volatile region. Hell on Earth airs Sunday on National Geographic Channel.

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