On the sidelines of the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival, New Europe’s Federico Grandesso spoke with directors Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts in an exclusive interview about their film For Sama, which was presented out of competition at Cannes.
Al-Kateab has won 24 awards, including the 2016 International Emmy, for breaking news coverage, Watts’ Escape from ISIS landed him a prestigious Bafta nomination for Best Current Affairs Documentary.
For Sama traces the journey of a young Syrian woman...

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