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Film Screening and Discussion: For Sama - Wallsend Library

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Wallsend Library

30 Bunn Street

Wallsend, NSW 2287

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Join us to view this first feature documentary by Emmy award-winning filmmakers Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts.

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For Sama is an intimate documentary in the form of love letter from Waad al-Kateab, a 26 year old Syrian mother, to her daughter Sama recorded in the last days of the battle for Aleppo. Capturing an epic journey into the female experience of war, For Sama, documents incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as citizen – journalist Waad wrestles with an agonising choice. Join us to view this first feature documentary by Emmy award-winning filmmakers Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts and a facilitated discussion. 

Ages: This film is rated MA15+

Cost: Free

Sessions:

  • Tuesday 10 November, 5:30-7:45pm
  • Wednesday 11 November, 5:30-7:45pm
  • Thursday 12 November, 5:30-7:45pm

Bookings essential-Members Only.

Important booking information:  All efforts are being taken to make our library programs safe and inclusive. To help make our programs safer we require all participants to book in advance online. Unfortunately, we won’t have space for drop ins. If you are unwell, or someone in your household is unwell, please stay home. If you cannot make it to a program please cancel your ticket, so someone else can join in the fun.

Programs are for library members, and while not everyone will be able to join in ‘live’ at the library, many of our programs will have an alternative online streaming or recorded equivalent.

Not a library member? You can join online here.

Book for the Online Facilitated Discussion about For Sama

Register separately for the online facilitated discussion on Zoom.

When: Thursday 12 November, 7.20-7.45pm (online via Zoom)

Ages: 15+

Cost: Free

Bookings essential.

Important booking information: Once you have booked your ticket you will be sent an email with the Zoom link for this event and any other relevant information. 

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