On Her Shoulders - Official Film Site
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Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people. Away from the podium, she must navigate bureaucracy, fame and people’s good intentions.



San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
Friday, July 20th, 4:20pm
Saturday, July 28th, 3:50pm

Jerusalem Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel
Tuesday, July 31st, 10:00am
Sunday, August 5th, 3:00pm

Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia
Saturday, August 4th, 6:30pm
Monday, August 6th, 6:30pm

Kosovo Dokufest, Prizren, Kosovo
Screening times TBD (August)



Sundance, Park City, UT
Winner, Best Director, US Documentary Competition

SXSW, Austin TX
Winner, LUNA Chicken & Egg Award

Sun Valley Film Fest, Sun Valley, ID

Full Frame, Durham NC

Doc 10, Chicago, IL

Ashland Film Festival, Ashland, OR

Cleveland Film Festival, Cleveland, OH

Kansas City Film Festival, Kansas City, MO

Sarasota Film Festival, Sarasota, FL

IFF Boston, Boston, MA

Montclair Film Festival, Montclair, NJ

HotDocs, Toronto, ON, Canada
Winner, Docs For Schools Student Choice Award

NorthWestFest, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Doclands, Bay Area, CA

Maryland Film Festival, Baltimore, MA

Dallas International Film Festival, Dallas, TX

Nashville Film Festival, Nashville, TN
Winner, Nashville Public Television Human Spirit Award

Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle, WA

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Telluride Mountainfilm, Telluride, CO

Berkshire International Film Festival, Great Barrington, MA

Northwest Film Center, Portland, OR

Sydney Film Festival, Sydney, Australia

Biografilm, Bologna, Italy

Sheffield Doc Fest, Sheffield, UK

AFI Docs, Washington, DC

Human Rights Watch Film Festival, New York, NY
Opening Night Film

To learn more about how you can support Nadia’s work, please visit Nadia’s Initiative by clicking here.