People of the Wasteland

Filmmaker Heba Khaled’s ‘People of the Wasteland’ takes viewers onto the battlefields of Syria

  • Heba Khaled was given footage shot on a GoPro that was eerily similar to the experience of playing a video game
  • In it, a Syrian revolutionary, wearing the camera on his head, was engaged in combat — shooting at enemies and running for his life
By William Mullally ·