A Woman Captured: the heart-breaking story that conquered the world

October 30, 2018

Photo by Neus Herrera
By Cecília Tümler

A Woman Captured has been hugely successful and praised by critics, filmmakers and human rights advocates alike. THE WHY Foundation is very proud to have this film be a part of the WHY SLAVERY? series, displaying that modern slavery can be so pervasive, and at the same time, invisible. Below, we have compiled a selection of the awards and nominations the film has received.

Al Jazeera Balkan Doc Film Festival (2018):

Winner: Main Award

Athens International Film Festival (2018):

Winner: Best Documentary

Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival (2018):

Winner: Human Rights Award

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (2018):

Winner: Spa City Best International Documentary Feature

IFF Message to Man Film Festival (2018):

Winner: Grand Prix + Student Jury Award

ZagrebDox (2018):

Winner: Movies That Matter Award - Special Mention

DocAviv Film Festival (2018):

Nominee: Best International Film

European Film Awards (2018):

Documentary Selection

International Documentary Association (2018):

Nominee: Features Shortlist

International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) (2017):

Nominee: Best Feature-Length Documentary

Sheffield International Documentary Festival (2018):

Nominee: Grand Jury Award

Sundance Film Festival (2018):

Nominee: Grand Jury Prize

The filmmakers have made it possible to donate to help the protagonist. Visit their website for more information.

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