THE THREE HIKERS

By Natalie AVITAL

GREEN DOG FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2015

'The Three Hikers' tells the story of three Americans (Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal) who went hiking in Northern Iraqi Kurdistan in July 2009, and were captured and held as political hostages by the Iranian Government for more than two years. Set against the backdrop of the complex geop

Festivals
& Awards

Woodstock Film Festival 2015
AFI Docs Film Festival 2015
Bentonville Film Festival 2016
Ashland Film Festival 2016
AmDocs Film Festival 2016
Salem Film Festival 2016
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival 2016
Arclight Docuseries 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, FARSI
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Natalie AVITAL
    • Producer(s)
    • Jason GURVITZ, Bobby FIELD, Christian JOHNSTON, Jeremy WARD, Sarah MCCABE
    • Synopsis
    • 'The Three Hikers' tells the story of three Americans (Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal) who went hiking in Northern Iraqi Kurdistan in July 2009, and were captured and held as political hostages by the Iranian Government for more than two years. Set against the backdrop of the complex geopolitical stalemate between the United States and Iran and the emergence of their crisis as an international news story, the documentary chronicles Sarah, Shane and Josh's time in prison while also telling the the very personal story of three families and their unyielding efforts to get their loved ones home.
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