For Sama” (USA, in Arabic, 2019, 100m)

“For Sama” (USA, in Arabic, 2019, 100m)

An intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. 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 conflict rises around her.

The film is the first feature documentary by Emmy award-winning filmmakers Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts. Winner at Cannes and 23 other film festivals internationally.

“This is devastating. So hard to watch, so heartbreaking, and so inspiring” — Christy Lemire, Film Week

Sponsored by Foulds & Co. and Fabiano Brothers.