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For Sama

  • 100 mins
  • Dir: Waad al-Khateab, Edward Watts
  • Cert: 18

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-Khateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all whilst cataclysmic conflict rises around her. In Arabic with English subtitles.

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