FRONTLINE

Syria Behind the Lines

Season 2013 Episode 8 | 53m 41s

In Syria’s rural heartland, the bloody uprising against President Bashar al-Assad has taken a terrifying turn. The once-peaceful Orontes River valley is now a perilous sectarian front line where neighbor is fighting neighbor. Olly Lambert spent five weeks living on both sides, and his unprecedented film documents the everyday lives of rebels, government soldiers and the civilians who support them.

Aired: 04/08/13

Rating: NR

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