For Sama (multilingual) – in the KINOPOLIS Landshut

“For Sama” is an intimate, personal and deeply moving film from the perspective of a young woman and mother during the Syrian civil war. “For Sama” is a declaration of love from a young mother to her daughter. The film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life in Aleppo: from the uprisings in the Syrian city to the love for her husband, her wedding to the birth of her daughter SAMA – all in the midst of a catastrophic war. With her camera, Waad al-Kateab delivers incredible images of loss, joy and survival – and the question hovers over everything: should she flee the city to protect her daughter’s life? Even if leaving her beloved homeland would mean giving up the fight for freedom for which she has sacrificed so much …

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