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'Girls of the Sun' is partisan and it wears its heart on its sleeve: a powerful, forceful story.
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Girls of the Sun

Somewhere in Kurdistan, Bahar, commander of the “Girls of the Sun” battalion, is preparing to liberate her hometown from the hands of extremists, hoping to find her son who is held hostage.

A French journalist, Mathilde, comes to cover the attack and bear witness to the story of these exceptional warriors.

Since their lives have been turned upside down, the Girls of the Sun find themselves fighting for women, life and liberty.

Cannes Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival - Official Selection

Played at

Monica Film Center, 4.12.19 - 4.18.19
Playhouse 7, 4.12.19 - 4.18.19
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Runtime: 115 min
Language: Arabic, English, French, Kurdish
FEATURED REVIEW: Kevin Maher, Times [UK]
Crowned by a ten-minute standing ovation at the premiere, Eva Husson’s feminist war movie 'Girls of the Sun' is ecstatically on-message for the first post-Weinstein Cannes, and indeed it screened directly after an official Time’s Up “protest” during which Cate...