Hogir Hirori (The Girl Who Saved My Life), director, writer, producer, cinematographer, editor; Antonio Russo Merenda (The Deminer), producer; Mohammed Zaki (Pako), composer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Armed with just a mobile phone and a gun, a heroic group breaks into Syria’s Al-Hol, the most dangerous camp in the Middle East, to free several Yazidi women and girls being held captive by ISIS and forced to become sex slaves…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Documentarian Hogir Hirori captures the dangerous but heroic mission to save enslaved women from a horrendous fate, in a film that also highlights the disturbing treatment of female captive by terrorist forces.