Private Project

Daughters of the Sun

The Yazidi girls were often just teenagers when they were abducted from their villages in the mountains of Kurdistan by fighters of Islamic State. They were converted to Islam by force, were sold as sex slaves for terrorists. Now that the survivors return to their homeland, the question arises if they will manage to start anew. Theatre-maker Hussein tries to help them to find a new life.

  • Reber Dosky
  • Jos de Putter
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2023
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    Syrian Arab Republic
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Distribution Information
  • Journeyman Pictures
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Reber Dosky

Reber Dosky (1975, Dohuk/Kurdistan) is a Kurdish-Dutch filmmaker. Living in The Netherlands since 1998, he studied film direction at the Netherlands Film Academy and completed his studies with The Call (2013), which traced the impact of war and displacement on the relation between a father and a son and won several awards on international film festivals. With The Sniper of Kobani (2015) Dosky achieved his international breakthrough, earning awards in Canada, Brazil, The Netherlands, Egypt, Italy, Japan and Mexico among others. He also directed the award-winning Radio Kobani in 2016.

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