For Sama

  • Saturday 7 March | 9:30 am | Pinnacle
  • Society, War. Families
  • Arabic with English Subtitles
  • Best Documentary BAFTA 2020, 2020 Oscar Nominee
  • UK - Syria, 2019
  • 100 min

Sponsor

Amnesty International, Group 111, Belleville

Description

There have been several films made about the on-going Syrian war. None as astonishing as this director’s feature debut. One young woman documents her life during wartime: student turned filmmaker; lover turned wife; mother turned refugee. Both intimate and epic, her work is a love letter from Aleppo. (Winner – Best Documentary – BAFTA 2020, Won SXSW, HotDocs, Cannes, IDFA; Oscar 2020 nominee)

“The most harrowingly intimate and arguably, the best documentary to date on the Syrian conflict.” – Tomris Laffly, RogerEbert.com

Directors

Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts