Thu 5 - Sun 22 Sept

For Sama

Cert. tbc

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Women Shaping the World

97 mins

in Arabic with EN subs

UK | 2019 | dir.s Waad al-Khateab, Edward Watts | doc

Winner of l’Œil d’or for Best Documentary at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, For Sama is an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war, a love letter from a young mother to her daughter, as we follow Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo in Syria, where she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama.

“There simply hasn’t been a film like it before….A guttural cry of despair and an incendiary plea for justice. A fellow critic has already called it, ‘One of the most important films you will ever see in your life’. And I’m inclined to agree’.” The Times

Preview screening on 5 Sept at 6.30pm followed by a Q&A with directors Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts

As part of Women Shaping the World

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Bookings

Thu 05 Sept
Ciné Lumière
Fri 13 Sept
Ciné Lumière II
Sat 14 Sept
Ciné Lumière II
Sun 15 Sept
Ciné Lumière II
Mon 16 Sept
Ciné Lumière II
Tue 17 Sept
Ciné Lumière
Wed 18 Sept
Ciné Lumière II
Thu 19 Sept
Ciné Lumière II
Sun 22 Sept
Ciné Lumière