Sirens (2022)

Genres - Culture & Society, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Social Problem Film, Vocal Music  |   Release Date - Sep 30, 2022 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 79 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Farida Ezzat

Directed by Rita Baghdadi, the documentary chronicles the rise of the first female heavy metal band in the Middle East called Slave to Sirens. The Beirut-based band is co-founded by Lilas Mayassi and Shery Bechara, two guitarists aspiring to become rock stars while providing musical solace to their fellow Lebanese youth. The five-woman band must battle social norms, sexual prejudice, and gender stereotypes to make their dream come true.



feminism, heavy-metal-music, Middle-East, rock-band, sexual-awakening, women's-issues