ESCAPE FROM ISIS

Channel 4 / PBS America Score

Featuring exclusive footage shot inside the Islamic State, this film tells the extraordinary story of an underground network trying to save women trapped in sexual slavery inside the Islamic State.

WINNER of 2016 INTERNATIONAL EMMY for Best Current Affairs

NOMINATED for a 2016 BAFTA for Best Current Affairs film

WINNER of ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY AWARD 2016 for Best International Current Affairs film

WINNER of AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL’S 2015 AWARD for Best Human Rights documentary

WINNER of 2017 DUPONT COLUMBIA AWARD for Broadcast Journalism in the public interest

WINNER of BROADCAST AWARD 2016 for Best News & Current Affairs Programme

WINNER of LONDON FOREIGN PRESS ASSOCIATION’S 2015 AWARD for TV Feature Story of the year

WINNER of OVERSEAS PRESS CLUB OF AMERICA’S 2016 AWARD for Best International Reporting (Broadcast)

WINNER of ROBERT F KENNEDY HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER’S 2016 AWARD for International Television

WINNER of 2016 REALSCREEN AWARD for Best Current Affairs

NOMINATED for 2016 EDINBURGH TV AWARD for Best International Co-production

SHORTLISTED for 2016 GRIERSON AWARD for Best Current Affairs film

“TV at its most unmissable… Escape From Isis is such an important documentary it ought to rank with the footage of British troops liberating Belsen.”
The Spectator

“A breathtakingly bold piece of journalism.”
The Guardian

“Epic storytelling, heart-stopping television”
Broadcast Award Citation

“The most unforgettably powerful moments you will see on TV all year.”
Mail on Sunday

“Courageous”
The Times

“Urgent and important”
The Telegraph

“Watching Escape from ISIS reminded me of the power of all things televisual.”
Huffington Post

If you are in the States, you can watch the US version on the PBS America website.

Those interested in helping women and girls who have suffered at ISIS's hands can find out more on Edward Watts' blog here.

CREDITS

Director: Edward Watts

Narrator: Samantha Morton

Producer: Evan Williams

Film Editor: Bradley Manning

Music: Nick Phillips

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