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100th NCSS Annual Conference | Sessions | 2019

For Sama

Fri Nov 22 4:10 pm to 5:05 pm
Ballroom D, Level 4
Vital Issues Session
For Sama tells the astonishing story of a 26-year-old female Syrian filmmaker, Waad al-Kateab, who filmed her life in rebelheld Aleppo through five years of the Syrian uprising. She fell in love, got married and had a daughter all while filming the violence around her and documenting the challenges the conflict imposed on women and children. Along with a close group of friends, she stayed in the city to fight for her dream of a free Syria.