A Mother Under Siege in Syria


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Syrian filmmaker Waad al-Kateab chronicles four years of living in Aleppo during wartime in the documentary diary “For Sama” (titled after her daughter). The film, directed in collaboration with Edward Watts, contains unexpected moments of sweetness, humor, and comradery. It won the Cannes Golden Eye Award for documentary among many other festival prizes.

Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers

For more information, click here to visit the film web site.

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