For Sama

Duration: 100 min
Country of production: Great Britain
Year of production: 2019
Director: Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts
Producer: Waad Al-Kateab / Channel 4 News & ITN Production

For Sama is both 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.