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Sundance Film Screening
March 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ON HER SHOULDERS
Thursday, March 14 at 7pm
95 minutes, Not Rated – free admission
Directed by Alexandria Bombach
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. Nadia was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for her work.
6 pm Meet with members of Wasatch and Summit County Domestic Violence Coalition
7 pm On Her Shoulders
8:40 pm Post-film panel Julie Stevenson of Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Pamela Silberman or IRC and moderated by Renee Bodley GM of KPCW radio.
Presented with Peace House as part of the Reel Community Series, with additional support from Summit County RAP Tax.
Thanks to Utah Film Studios and Crandall Captial for sponsoring this event.
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