Sibel’s silence

Nominated for:Best Feature Film

Film Info

Film Year: 2021

Film Duration: 95 min

Country: France

Language: French


Aly Yeganeh

Film Category

August 2014. ISIS invades the city of Sinjar, home to a religious minority called the Yazidis, in the north west of Irak. Sibel, a 13-year-old girl, witnesses the slaughter of her entire family. Alongside thousands of other women and young girls from her community, she is then kidnapped and forced into sexual slavery.