The movie “For Sama” will be screened in the form of an online stream “My Cinema Live”.
How it works: Viewers choose how much they can spend on a movie ticket and everything will be as if they were buying a movie ticket. After the purchase, the cinema expect donators to receive an email with a stream link exactly 30 minutes before the start of a specific broadcast.
In online cinema, the following schedule applies: Viewers can soak up the cinema atmosphere as early as 30 minutes before the start of the performance. The movie starts at exact time. Viewers can chat through the projection during the projection nad after the film, they can discuss the impressions and film experiences. If viewers do not want to use chat, they can even turn it off.
With the projections organizers will try to evoke the atmosphere of the cinema hall with everything that comes with it. There will be introductions, audience reactions and company of friends. At the same time viewers can support their favorite cinema in a difficult time.
For Sama / Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts / UK, USA, Syria 2019 / 95 min. – The Oscar-nominated documentary film is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her. Her camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as Waad wrestles with an impossible choice – whether or not to flee the city to protect her daughter’s life, when leaving means abandoning the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much. The film is the first feature documentary by Emmy award-winning filmmakers Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts.