Rise And Shine | SCARS


Documentary, Germany/Poland 2019
History, Human Rights, Women, Women Filmmaker

Documentary, Germany/Poland 2019
Runtime: 79 min. / 52 min.
Director: Agnieszka Zwiefka
Production: Kloos & Co. Medien/Chilli Productions


For Tamil people her name means „Miss Victory“, for the Sri Lankan government she is a terrorist under surveillance. Vetrichelvi was a fighter for 18 years, joining Tamil Tigers at the age of 17. Now, just recently being released from jail, she is determined to tell the world the unknown story of the female fighters and face her own dark past, to¬†face her own dark past and finally try to live a normal life. But is that possible in a country still divided by the past war?


Festivals: One World Prague, Millenium Docs Against Gravity, Cine por Mujeres Barcelona