NOW ON NETFLIX: THE WHITE HELMETS

Film review written for online magazine CultureHoney.com. Originally posted September 27, 2016. 

Against a black screen the titles begin when the bomb hits. Smoke and dust are everywhere, filling up all the available space as two men rush into a barely standing building.


NOW ON NETFLIX: THE WHITE HELMETS

As the 40 minute Netflix documentary The White Helmets begins, we hear a plane fly overhead and then the sound of a bomb falling. Against a black screen the titles begin when the bomb hits. Smoke and dust are everywhere, filling up all the available space as two men rush into a barely standing building. One carries a stretcher. The cameraman follows the rescuers and we see those inside – the victims struggling to walk out on their own, the rescuers carrying those who can’t.

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