For Sama Screening
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For Sama Screening: Save the Date

The Circle and the Marie Colvin Journalists’ Network will be screening For Sama at the Regent Street Cinema on March 19th 2o2o. We would encourage you to save the date for this event as it is sure to be a special one, with a reception and panel discussion following the film.

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.

Her camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as Waad wrestles with an impossible choice– whether or not to flee the city to protect her daughter’s life, when leaving means abandoning the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much.

The film is the first feature documentary by Emmy award-winning filmmakers, Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts.

Further details TBC.