For Sama
  • Director(s)

    Waad al-Kateab

  • Production Year

    2019

  • Genre(s)

    Documentary

  • Approx. running minutes

    96m

  • Cast

    Edward Watts, Waad al-Kateab

Film

For Sama

disturbing scenes, images of real dead bodies
  • Director(s)

    Waad al-Kateab

  • Production Year

    2019

  • Genre(s)

    Documentary

  • Approx. running minutes

    96m

  • Cast

    Edward Watts, Waad al-Kateab

FOR SAMA is a documentary exploring Waad Al-Kateab's life during the uprising in Aleppo.

Disturbing images

There are graphic images of the severely injured and dead, including sight of a man with a bloodied, battered head after an explosion. There are scenes of bloodied, injured children and adults. There are frequent images of real dead bodies being handled and moved. In one scene, two young boys are filmed as they grieve the death of their young brother after a blast. A woman is filmed having a C-Section after becoming injured in a blast, and doctors are shown attempting to resuscitate the baby for some length of time until the baby is brought back to life. These scenes may cause distress to some viewers.

There are distressing scenes in which people flee bomb blasts.

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For SamaCinema100m 0sRepublic Film Distribution25/07/2019
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For SamaPhysical media + VOD/Streaming96m 0sSpirit Entertainment04/03/2020
For SamaPhysical media + VOD/Streaming96m 0sSpirit Entertainment04/03/2020
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For SamaCinema2m 0sRepublic Film Distribution18/07/2019
  • Classified date

    04/03/2020

  • BBFC reference

    AVF376892

  • Language

    English