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For Sama

For Sama

Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts / GB, 2019 / 100 min.

The widely acclaimed documentary For Sama is written as a letter by a mother to her child. Using a handheld camera, director and citizen journalist Waad al-Kataeb documented the horrors of war and its impact on her family and her city Aleppo. She offers an inside view of the Syrian conflict that is both intimate and harrowing.

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For Sama received the award for Best Documentary at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Details

Director

Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts

Production year

2019

Country

GB

Original title

For Sama

Length

100 min.

Language

Arabic

Format

DCP

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