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Year: 2018

Original Title: On Her Shoulders

Length: 95 minutes

Genre: Documentary, Biography

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Distributor: Dogwoof Documentary Distribution

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United Kingdom: January 25 2019

United States:

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Ranking: 5,827 out of 14,734 movies (up 1776)

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8.6 by 4 media

Plot

The story of a 23-year-old woman, Nadia Murad, that has survived sexual slavery from ISIS after Yazidi genocide in her homeland, Iraq. Nothing is going to stop her no more, and she is determined to tell her own story, being the same as hundred of women in her country and the rest of the area. From the moment when she starts grabbing the attention in the world, she will become in the voice and face of her people and the best, and only, hope that their situation may become better. A necessary documentary feature by American director Alexandria Bombach, that has already taken around thirty awards in festivals all around the world. Doubtlessly, a heartbreaking testimony about a heartbreaking life.

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Trivia On Her Shoulders

Nadia Murad was awarded 2018's Nobel Peace Prize with Denis Mukwege thanks to their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.

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