On Her Shoulders | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

On Her Shoulders

Rated NR 94 min. 2018

Twenty-three-year-old Nadia Murad's life is a dizzying array of exhausting undertakings from giving testimony before the U.N. to visiting refugee camps to soul-bearing media interviews and one-on-one meetings with top government officials. With deep compassion and a formal precision and elegance that matches Nadia's calm and steely demeanor, filmmaker Alexandria Bombach follows this strong-willed young woman, who survived the 2014 genocide of the Yazidis in Northern Iraq and escaped the hands of ISIS to become a relentless beacon of hope for her people, even when at times she longs to lay aside this monumental burden and simply have an ordinary life.

Film Credits

Official Site: onhershoulders.oscilloscope.net

Director: Alexandria Bombach

Cast: Nadia Murad and Amal Clooney

Show Times

Sorry there are no showtimes for On Her Shoulders on Monday, January 21.

The next date On Her Shoulders is playing is Wednesday, January 23 .

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