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Of Fathers and Sons
Following a Radical Islamist Family in Syria

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I gave this about a half hour to show a depiction of an ideology that touted a specific dogma and subsequent destruction. Instead what I saw were cliches with visual referencing of carnage: the killed bird and meal with an animal carcass being ripped apart. While this is not my belief ...Read more

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this allah dude they keep talking about seems like a pretty chill, peace loving guy

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My thoughts exactly Nicholas.

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Love and peace will come only through Jesus Christ .Believe in him and follow him ! He is the prince of peace and the savior for all mankind .

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These people think the same thing as you, but call it by a different name. In your eyes, if everyone accepted Jesus Christ as their savior, the world would finally know peace. In their eyes, if the world finally believed as they do, then the world would finally know peace. Thinking that one ...Read more

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I wholeheartedly agree with you Nicholas.

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I don’t know what to say as a HUMAN. Why do we have to hate each other, fight each other then kill each other just because we are HUMAN of different races, thoughts, dreams or interests? Are the conflicts only from our so-called leaders who are making use people to fight actually for their ...Read more

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brilliant and so sad.... i loved the moment the brother was telling the story about the creatures from out of space that wanted to be taught love and joy.. :)

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Wow! This film will complicate your world view, regardless of your politics. And regardless of your religion, shows the extreme danger when we feel we alone hold the 'truth'.

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Saddening. Poor kids.

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Phenomenal. What an extraordinary picture of the human condition. Brilliant documentary.

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Frank Sherman

Listen. I've been around a Very long time. .I think I know something or other about today's political climate. And THIS MOVIE, Of Fathers And Sons is VERY hard to watch. It has to do with the relationships that we have with our family and with our country and god given duties. Personally, I ...Read more

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Fascinating, brave documentary. Currently short-listed for Academy Award nomination this year. Well-deserved and should be a real contender.

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Without a doubt one of the best documentaries to come out of Syria since the conflict started. Mandatory watching for those who want to understand jihad and life within ISIS' caliphate. The focus on the children makes absolute sense, and the long term perspective -following the family for a ...Read more

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This was absolutely shocking and riveting. The choice to center it around the children and the father made it so humane and yet more disturbing. A real piece of work.

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This documentary was an awe shocking cold hard truth about other peoples war, it starts out about a man who believes his religions faith is the right one for all of his fellow countrymen, then ends with him losing his foot and his begotten minor Son for which he felt was right to sacrifice to ...Read more

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I feel for them... but at least now I feel less guilty for fighting that ideology.

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They are wanting a world war yet have no modern weapons... no nukes at all!
And the women don't matter!