The 2019 Athena Film Festival will open with the NY premiere of Fast Color and close with the documentary Knock Down The House, featuring NY Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
On Her Shoulders
NAME OF FILM: ON HER SHOULDERS
DIRECTOR(S): Alexandria Bombach
STARRING: Nadia Murad, Murad Ismael, Simone Monasebian
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Nadia Murad is a 23-year-old Yazidi survivor of genocide and sexual slavery by ISIS. Repeating her horrific story to politicians, the media, and the United Nations, she must navigate bureaucracy, politics and sudden fame to get the world to listen.
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