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Friday, June 7 • 2:20pm - 3:55pm
For Sama

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FOR SAMA
Syria/UK, 95 minutes
Directors: Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts (Emmy award winners)
Previous film festivals: SXSW (Jury and Audience Awards), Hot Docs (Jury Award), Cannes

In this intimate, visceral documentary about the female experience of war, Syrian journalist Waad Al-Kateab faces an impossible decision: Should she flee the war-torn city of Aleppo to protect her young daughter’s life, even though this means abandoning the struggle for Syria’s freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much?

What we Think: Combining her personal story with the Syrian people's desperate struggle for freedom, this bold filmmaker provides a raw, mind-blowing, and incredibly honest portrayal of the horrific bloodshed in Syria. A must see documentary which was selected for a special screening at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Friday June 7, 2019 2:20pm - 3:55pm
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences 120 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach Township, NJ 08008, USA

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