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Commander Arian

Commander Arian

Directed by Alba Sotorra

On the frontline of the Syrian war, a 30-year-old commander leads her female battalion to retake an ISIS-controlled city and emerges severely wounded, forcing her to redefine herself in this empowering tale of emancipation and freedom.

Technical specifications

Documentary feature
Title: Comandante Arian
Release date: 2018
Runtime: 80’
Genre: Documentary
Director: Alba Sotorra
Alba Sotorra, Stefano Strocci
Writers: Alba Sotorra, Jesper Osmund
Edition: Jesper Osmund, Tomas Ernst, Olivia Neergaard-Holm, Bernat Aragonès
Director of photography: Alba Sotorra
Original music: Mauricio Villavecchia


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