This is a 5 part documentary, but only 2 of 5 parts have been published as of now. Still you get a pretty good idea of what's going on...

Description: "VICE News got unprecedented access within the Islamic State, going to the front lines of Syria as the group advances through the country."

The Spread of the Caliphate: The Islamic State (Part 1)




Description: VICE News’ exclusive look at the emergence of the Islamic State, filmmaker Medyan Dairieh meets an Islamic State member from Belgium who works to indoctrinate some of the youngest members of the group. He also gains further insight into the minds of Islamic State fighters as they host celebrations and military parades featuring American tanks and APCs seized from the Iraqi army. The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni jihadist group which formerly had ties to al Qaeda, is now in control of a large swath of territory in Iraq and Syria. The group, which adheres to the strictest form of Sharia law, is determined to establish a caliphate that stretches across the Middle East and into the rest of the Muslim world. As the Islamic State continues its violent expansion in Syria and Iraq, it is also working to win the hearts and minds of new recruits and potential new members in areas it controls.


The Spread of the Caliphate: The Islamic State (Part 2)