Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 – Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019
03:00 PM – 04:30 PM
“For Sama” is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter as well as a filmmaker's self-portrait, 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.
Film followed by panel discussion.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, noon - 5:00 pm
- General Admission: Members, children, students, and college-level students (with valid ID) receive free admission; $15 per person; $10 per person Active-Duty Military, Seniors 65+ and AARP members (with valid ID). Free Hours: Thursdays from 2:00-5:00 pm.
Directions & Parking
- Paid Parking
- Paid parking is available in the parking lot next to the Museum on the corner of Binz and Caroline St.
Events at Holocaust Museum Houston
Nov. 15 – Feb. 16, 2020
Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields / Revolución en los Campos
Feb. 6 – Feb. 6, 2020
A Conversation with Author Joseph Kanon, Moderated by Ernie Manouse
Feb. 9 – Feb. 9, 2020
Programs & Activities
Houston Holocaust Survivors & Descendants Family Program
Within Walking Distance
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