Cornell University

For Sama

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 6:45pm to 8:25pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

FREE Ithaca Premiere
2019 > Syria > Directed by Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts
A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of director 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. Winner of the Best Feature Award from the International Documentary Association and nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary. One of fifteen films shortlisted for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar. Cosponsored with the Dept of NES, the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, and the Einaudi Center for International Studies. Subtitled. More at forsamafilm.com
1 hr 40 min

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