On Her Shoulders: Screening and Discussion


Stop by for a screening and discussion of the documentary On Her Shoulders at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. To find out more, call 434 979-7151 X204.

Film synopsis: 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. Official Selection, 2018 Sundance Film Festival, 2018 SXSW Film Festival. Shortlisted for Best Documentary Feature for the 91st Academy Awards.Watch the trailer here.