Nadia Murad is a human-rights activist from Iraq and a Yazidi, a Kurdish religious minority, captured by ISIS in August 2014. Since escaping in 2017, Nadia has emerged as the international voice for her people. Nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, she was named the first UN Goodwill Ambassador for Human Trafficking in September 2016. ON HER SHOULDERS won the Directing Award: U.S. Documentary at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
Welcome to our new ticketing interface! These listings are posted in advance of our ticket sales. Peruse our films and add your favorite films to your wishlist. When tickets go on sale, you can order directly from your wishlist. Tickets go on sale March 24 to members and March 26 to the general public. The Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) is recognized as a world-class platform for thought-provoking films from some of the best known and emerging independent voices. Although we are one of nearly 850 film festivals in North America, we continually rank in the top ten percent.