• Cinephilia

    Review: On Her Shoulders

    Following an attack by the Taliban while on her way to school, Malala Yousafzai became a global advocate for peace, equality and education. Her name is known around the world, thanks in no small part to her diligent work (for which she won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2014), as well as the media’s pervasive coverage of her, the documentary film about her, her memoir and other books she’s written…  Potentially less well known—though just as courageous, inspiring and world-changing—is Nadia Murad, a young woman from a nearby part of the world whose life was up-ended not by the Taliban but an equally despicable force. In 2014, ISIS terrorists plundered the…