For Sama

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For Sama

United Kingdom / 2019 / Documentary / 100 minutes / 13+

Directors : Waad Al-Khateab, Edward Watts

  • Nominated for Best Documentary, 92nd Academy Awards 2020
  • Audience Awards, Amsterdam International Documentary Festival (IDFA) 2019
  • Golden Eye Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2019
  • Best Documentary, European Film Awards 2019

Synopsis

This film is a love letter for the director’s daughter, Sama, who was born in Aleppo, Syria, at the height of the regime’s cruelties. It shows Al-Khateab during her five years of the Aleppo uprising where she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama. Then, she must make a decision on whether to leave to protect her daughter or keep fighting for freedom.

 

Film ini adalah surat cinta untuk anak sang sutradara, Sama, yang lahir di tengah pemberontakan Aleppo di Syria. Film ini mengisahkan perjalanan 5 tahun Al-Khateab di Aleppo, tempat ia jatuh cinta, menikah dan melahirkan Sama. Namun pada akhirnya ia harus memutuskan apakah dia harus pergi untuk melindungi Sama, atau tetap tinggal dan berjuang demi kebebasan.

Program Details

25 November 2020 14:00
30 November 2020 14:00

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