Directed by Hogir Hironi
With just a mobile phone and a gun; Muhud, Ziyad, and their group risk their lives trying to save Yazidi women and girls being held by ISIS as Sabaya (abducted sex slaves) in the most dangerous camp in the Middle East, Al-Hol in Syria. 2021, Sweden, DCP, in Kurdish with English subtitles, 91 minutes. Contains discussion of sexual violence. World Premiere. World Cinema Documentary Competition.
Full description from Sundance Film Festival site.
A still from Sabaya by Hogir Hirori, an official selection of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Lolav Media/Ginestra Film
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