The Rise of the Houthis

Full Name in English The Rise of the Houthis
Full Name in Arabic الحوثيون من الجبل إلى السلطة
Running Time 42
Country of Production Yemen
Date of Production 2015
Poster of The Film

Safa Al Alahmad, a BBC Arabic reporter, spent 3 months in Yemen charting the rise of the Houthis. She and her team were the only foreign documentary team to gain access to the Houthis and their enemies, the Sunni tribes loyal to Al Qaeda as Yemen descended into civil war. This film reveals the complex sectarian, tribal, and political battles pushing Yemen to the brink.

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Director Name Safaa Al Ahmad
Sound Stereo
Subtitles english
Color Colored
Audio Language arabic
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Screened in Middle East Yes