For Sama

(2019, dir. Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts) 100 minutes. Frontline (PBS). DVD. Available from various distributors. Arabic with English subtitles, SDH. Filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab’s personal account of how she met her husband and the birth of her daughter, for whom the film is named. Created from harrowing footage during the war in Aleppo, Syria.


Awards Won

Title Year
Notable Films for Adults
Notable Films for Adults is a list of 15 outstanding programs released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults.
2021 - Winner(s)