• ‘Girls of the Sun' Film Review: A Middle Eastern Feminist Hero Slays ISIS

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    If this year is one of reckoning for women, then “Girls of the Sun,” screening in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, is the film for this era.
    The fact-based story of a female Kurdish unit fighting ISIS in northern Kurdistan, the film brings to vivid life the stories we have all read but found so hard to imagine - of women taken into sexual slavery, raped, impregnated, sold and resold like so much meat.
    French filmmaker Eva Husson wisely anchors her story in two characters. The first is a French journalist who is addicted to the life and drama of the front lines - so much so that...
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