films – Cinema Akil

Girls of the Sun
Eva Husson
France, Belgium, Georgia, Switzerland | PG13 | 120 min | Drama, War | French, Kurdish, English, Arabic

Somewhere in Kurdistan. Bahar is commander in chief of the Girls of the Sun, a Kurdish female battalion. She is about to take back the town of Corduene, where she was captured by the extremists. Mathilde, a French journalist covers the first three days of the offensive. Through their encounter, Bahar's itinerary, since the men dressed in black changed the course of her existence, resurfaces.


  • Nominee for Palme d'Or at 2018 Cannes International Film Festival 
  • People's Choice Awards at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival