War Against Women (2013)


War Against Womenis a 2013 documentary examining the global phenomenon of rape as a “weapon of war” in various conflict zones, including Bosnia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Also known as La Guerra Contra Les Mujeres (original title), The War Against Women, and My Name Is Leila.


Filmed over three years in 10 countries, this documentary gives voice to the women who have become victims of sexual violence as weapons of war.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Hernan Zin.
  • Producer(s):
    • Sergio Carmona Franco … co-producer.
    • John Miller-Monzon … co-producer.
    • Ana Pincus … producer.
    • Hernán Zin … producer.
  • Writer(s):
    • Andrew Ford (story).
    • Ana Pincus.
    • Hernan Zin.
  • Music:
    • Carlos M. Jara (as Carlos Martin).
  • Cinematography:
    • Alberto Flores.
    • Hernan Zin.
  • Editor(s):
    • Sergio Corredor.
    • Andrew Ford.
  • Production:
    • Doc Land Films.
    • Island Bound Productions.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Netflix.
  • Release Date: 22 November 2013 (Madrid, Spain).
  • Running Time: 61/62 minutes.
  • Rating: 15.
  • Country: US and Spain.
  • Language: English, Swahili, French, Spanish, and Bosnian.

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