For Sama: A Mother's Tale of Syria's War
For nearly nine years, civil war has raged in Syria. The conflict has created millions of refugees and devastated countless towns and cities.
For Sama is a new documentary that tells the story of one woman’s journey through love, motherhood, war and survival during five years of the Syrian conflict. Directed by Emmy award-winning filmmaking duo Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts (Escaping ISIS), the film chronicles the experiences of 26-year-old Syrian filmmaker Waad al-Kateab, who filmed her life in the rebel-held city of Aleppo over five years.
Join us for an in-depth discussion with al-Kateab and Watts for a view of the Syrian conflict you've never seen before.
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Co-director, For Sama; Twitter @waadalkateab
Subject of For Sama; Husband of Waad
Co-director, For Sama; Twitter @watts_edward
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