For Sama

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For Sama
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Season 37: Episode 17

For Sama tells the story of one woman’s journey through love, motherhood, war and survival during the Syrian conflict. Directed by Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts, the documentary chronicles the experiences of Syrian filmmaker al-Kateab — who, starting at 26, began filming her life in the rebel-held city of Aleppo over five years. Following its theatrical release in the summer of 2019 (see screening information here), a broadcast version of For Sama is slated to premiere both on FRONTLINE (PBS) in the U.S. and internationally on Channel 4 later in the year.

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