SIRENS (Sundance FF 2022) – Review by Leslie Combemale

Writer/director Rita Baghdadi’s new documentary Sirens profiles Slave to Sirens bandmates Shery, Maya, Alma and Tatyana as they work on the outskirts of Beirut and out on the road to break into an area of the male-dominated music business that is even more devoid of female representation. Fans of heavy metal, especially the thrash and death metal sub-genres, will enjoy the introduction and a view into Slave to Siren’s world. This band is clearly struggling to make it, whether the music business and cultural zeitgeist are ready for them or not.

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