For Sama

Cinema

Directed by Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts | 2019 | UK | 1h40 | Certificate 18 | English subtitles.

For Sama is an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her.

Her camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as Waad wrestles with an impossible choice – whether or not to flee the city to protect her daughter’s life, when leaving means abandoning the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much.
‘There simply hasn’t been a film like it before’ ★★★★★ The Times

'The most powerful documentary in years' ★★★★★ Time Out

Venue

JW3 Cinema
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