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- Jessica Kiang, Variety


EARTH-SHATTERING. Will become a permanent part of your moral consciousness..”

- Tomris Laffly,

CRITIC'S PICK. In a film about the light that breaks through the darkest of darknesses, these women shine the brightest.”

- Devika Girish, The New York Times


With just a mobile phone and a gun, Mahmud, Ziyad and their group risk their lives trying to save Yazidi women and girls being held by ISIS as Sabaya (sex slaves) in the most dangerous camp in the Middle East, Al-Hol in Syria.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    91 minutes
  • Language
    Kurdish, Arabic
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Sundance Film Festival
  • Rating
    Not rated
  • Note
    This film is subtitled throughout in English. Optional closed captions are available.
  • Director
    Hogir Hirori
  • Screenwriter
    Hogir Hirori
  • Producer
    Antonio Russo Merenda, Hogir Hirori
  • Cinematographer
    Hogir Hirori
  • Editor
    Hogir Hirori
  • Sound Design
    Jens Kihlen
  • Music
    Mohammed Zaki