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WICT UK: In Conversation with BAFTA-winning Director, Waad Al Kateab

January 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm GMT

In conversation with BAFTA-winning Director Waad Al Kateab

In partnership with Broadminded, WICT UK is delighted to offer an inspirational webinar from the Syrian film-maker Waad Al Kateab who created who created an award-winning documentary while living in a war zone.

On Wednesday 20th January, 17:00-18:00 join us to hear a story like no other. Waad Al-Kateab’s is a celebrated journalist, filmmaker and activist in Syria, in 2011 she would watch as her hometown of Aleppo erupt into war. Over the next five years, as the fighting raged on, she fell in love, married and had a child. It was this personal story that she captured in her deeply moving BAFTA-winning documentary, For Sama. The film takes us on both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. For Sama would become the most nominated documentary in the history of the British Academy Film Awards.

Register to hear her incredible story and what she’s learnt along the way.

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