Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack to On Her Shoulders, directed by Alexandria Bombach, the Sundance Award-winning documentary about human rights activist Nadia Murad, who survived the 2014 genocide of Yazidis in Northern Iraq and escaped the hands of ISIS.
The album features score by Patrick Jonsson, EMMY®-nominated film composer known for his work on Academy Award® and BAFTA-nominated feature documentary Virunga, and Academy Award®-winning Netflix short documentary The White Helmets, for which he was nominated for a Primetime EMMY® for Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special. Stay tuned for more album details!
RYOT Films and Oscilloscope present ON HER SHOULDERS, available now on Digital (get it on iTunes).
Twenty-three-year-old Nadia Murad’s life is a dizzying array of exhausting undertakings—from giving testimony before the U.N. to visiting refugee camps to soul-bearing media interviews and one-on-one meetings with top government officials. With deep compassion and a formal precision and elegance that matches Nadia’s calm and steely demeanor, filmmaker Alexandria Bombach follows this strong-willed young woman, who survived the 2014 genocide of the Yazidis in Northern Iraq and escaped the hands of ISIS to become a relentless beacon of hope for her people, even when at times she longs to lay aside this monumental burden and simply have an ordinary life