Sibel's silence

Nominated for

Best Feature Film

Director: Aly Yeganeh

95' • France • 2021


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.