- 12 Apr
MOSUL Film, featured on Washington Examiner
"MOSUL THE MOVIE: A former CIA counterterrorism officer who subsequently studied filmmaking at NYU is out with a documentary that premieres today in New York, titled simply Mosul. It’s the debut effort of Daniel Gabriel, who documents the 2016 battle to liberate Mosul from the brutal grip of ISIS by Iraqis who have to overcome sectarian divides to succeed," by Jamie McIntyre.
- 04 Apr
MOSUL film premiere at Cleveland Film Festival
MOSUL Film premieres on April 5th, 2019 at Cleveland Film Festival.
How do you tell the story of Mosul, the Iraqi city where an estimated 10,000 people, including 3,000 civilians, were killed in 2016 to 17 as a joint force of Iraqi, Kurdish, American and French troops led a bloody battle to retake control from ISIS?
How do you convey the horror on the ground faced by troops, and civilians, of life under ISIS during the nearly two-year battle?
- 01 Mar
Gravitas Ventures' distribution of Mosul documentary
Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company has acquired worldwide VOD rights to MOSUL, a harrowing, no-holds-barred documentary thriller about the mission to liberate Iraq’s second-largest city from ISIS control, releasing on demand, May 14.
The debut feature film from Daniel Gabriel follows a diverse group of militias and security forces with conflicting interests which banded together in 2016 to free Mosul and its population of 1.3 million from the harsh rule of ISIS.
- 27 Feb
WebStringers' Coverage of Hurricane Irma
From September 8 through the 10th, Cubans living in the northwest region of the country experienced a devastating natural disaster. Category 5 Hurricane Irma hit land from Camaguey to Artemisa, sweeping buildings, houses, businesses, farms, century-old trees and unfortunately, also causing the loss of human lives.
Disinformation and disbelief led to overall unpreparedness
- 25 Apr
WebStringers provides exclusive footage for NatGeo “Explorer” story about ISIS-fighting grandmother
On Monday, April 24, 2017, NatGeo TV’s long-running “Explorer” series featured a segment about Um Hanadi, a gutsy grandmother who is helping to drive ISIS fighters out of northern Iraq.