Thought in action
CONVERSATIONS ABOUT CINEMA - 2019/20 SEASON
For Sama has left everyone speechless. Thankfully, our guest speakers Ammar and Razan kindly helped us comprehend the meaning and context of the film, which was unforgettable. Thanks to those who enriched the conversation with their very insightful questions and comments.
An intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. 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 conflict rises around her.
"For Sama powerfully mixes the personal and the political to thought-provoking, emotional ends. The result is one of the best documentaries of 2019." - Ian Freer, Empire