International Competition

Japanese Film Competition (Feature Length)

Japanese Film Competition (Short Length)

Related Event: Mama and Papa Screening

For Sama ◊ none◊

7.23 (Sat) 10:30 Media Seven
*No English Subtitles Free Admission / No Reserved Seat / First-come first-served basis (no ticket required).

*This event is for adults accompanying babies only. Sound is lower and lighting is brighter than a regular theater setting.

Waad, a student living in Aleppo, Syria, begins documenting daily life with her smartphone after participating in a protest movement. She marries Hamza, an aspiring doctor, and they have their first daughter, Sama. As the civil war intensifies, she decides to record it as proof of her life.

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Director: Waad Al-KATEAB, Edward WATTS
Distributor: Transformer

2019 / UK, Syria / 100min.