On Her Shoulders

On Her Shoulders
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 35min
  • Directed by: Alexandria Bombach
  • Language: English, Arabic

Documentary about Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, who as a student was kidnapped by Islamic State fighters in 2014 and held as a sex slave. It follows her tour of the West as she talks about her experiences, and captures the reactions of people around her, as well as Murad’s own courage and pain.

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On Her Shoulders

21 Jan 20194 stars

Alexandria Bombach's weighty documentary follows courageous campaigner Nadia Murad

The joint winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018, Nadia Murad – who campaigns against sexual violence and the murder of the Yazidi people by ISIS – is the subject of Alexandria Bombach's weighty documentary. In 2014, Murad was a student residing in the…

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