Driven from their ancestral lands by ISIS after a campaign of brutal genocide, the Yazidis, a persecuted religious minority in Iraq, attempt to ransom their kidnapped daughters from the terror group’s slave camps while dreaming one day of returning home.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: IDFA Amsterdam (World Premiere)

OVER 40 FESTIVALS: Thessaloniki (International competition), One World Prague, Hot Docs, Woodstock Film Festival, Guangzhou Festival, Jean Rouch International Film Festival…

  • Best Documentary Award – Woodstock Film Festival
  • Jury Special mention – Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival (International Competition)
  • Best Documentary Award –  International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra
  • Best Sound and 3rd Award for Best Documentary – Chalkida Greek Documentary Festival
  • James Lyons Award – Woodstock Film Festival
  • Golden Alexander – Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival
  • Best International Documentary – Turkish Radio Television Awards
  • Vaclav Havel Special Award – One World Film Festival Prague
  • Best Documentary Film Award –  Tirana International Film Festival


Nominated for best documentary and top 20 films (2017)
RALLIS extraordinary documentary is guaranteed to open countless minds…INDIE OUTLOOK
One of the year’s most devastating and essential films…A film that every American should watchROGER EBERT
Like a bomb that explodes silently (…) Shingal, where are you? is the bone-crushing movie of Thessaloniki festivalLeda Galanou FLIX.GR
For the respect with which the director depicted the Yezidi cultureTHESSALONIKI - JURY SPECIAL MENTION