Angels of Sinjar

    • Hanna Polak
    • Poland, Germany
    • 110 min
    • World Premiere
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    Sinjar, Northern Iraq, 2014: Hanifa, a young Yezidi woman, miraculously survives the ISIS attack on the Yezidi religious and ethnic minority in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq. Hanifa escapes abduction by ISIS but her five younger sisters are all trucked off and enslaved. Based on exclusive access to one of the most dangerous and underreported places on earth, Oscar- and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Hanna Polak tracks Hanifa’s mission to find her sisters and bring them home – as she had promised her dying father she would.


    Hanna Polak
    Hanna Polak for Hanna Polak Films
    Simone Baumann for Saxonia Entertainment GmbH
    Involved TV Channel
    HBO, ZDF/ARTE, Czech Television


    World Sales
    Deckert Distribution GmbH
    Festival Handling
    Hanne Biermann for Deckert Distribution GmbH

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