Syrian movie wins BAFTA 2020 Awards


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The Syrian film “For Sama” or “For Sama” won the Best Documentary Award at the BAFTA AWARDS 2020 Awards.

The film’s heroine, Sama, the director’s daughter, Waad Al-Khatib, received the award spontaneously.

Waad Al-Khatib, director of the film, also known as “To Sama”, spoke after her victory was announced about the circumstances and circumstances of the work, which was supported by director Edward Watts, in addition to her husband, Hamza Al-Khatib.

The director Waed Al-Khatib said: “I thank you very much … I bless all the candidates .. After a year of launching the film, we all became friends … We would not have been here … We were staying in a field hospital, my husband, my daughter, and Israa … We used to hear bombs and bullets throughout Time around us. “

And the lenses of the cameras spotted the joy that was depicted on the face of the child, Sama, who waved the prize to attend with shame and spontaneity.

It is worth mentioning that the movie was filmed over the past 5 years with the director’s mobile phone camera and with the help of her husband, Doctor Hamza Al-Khatib, to be released with several awards including the Emmy Award and the British Independent Film Award.


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