Review: This is Not a Movie

Robert Fisk is one of the most internationally recognized journalists in the world with over forty years covering the Middle East. When he asks if there is something wrong with humanity because it continually allows atrocities such as genocide to take place he is not being over dramatic. He has witnessed more than most of us are likely to, or that we could bear to see for that matter. And he has reported it, even putting himself in physical peril as well as risking his professional reputation for the sake of telling his stories. “This is Not a Movie” (2019) is a powerful and sometimes uncomfortable encapsulation of what it is like to live in Beirut and bear witness to horrible violence and seemingly endless suffering. Continue reading Review: This is Not a Movie