City Paper is not for tourists
Cracks of gunfire echo through the streets of Aleppo, providing a morbid yet appropriate soundtrack for Not Anymore, a 15-minute short that chronicles the Free Syrian Army’s struggle against Bashar al-Assad’s government forces. Rebel fighters walk among rubble from razed buildings. Dead revolutionaries are dragged from dusty streets. “You must keep one bullet” for yourself, lest al-Assad’s army captures you, cautions Mowya, a rebel. Because in Syria, increasingly so, death is the price of true freedom.