Wadjda

Screening 20 March


Saudi Arabia / Germany – Haifaa al-Mansour – 98 mins


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03 Wadjda 310 year old Wadjda challenges deep-rooted Saudi traditions in a determined quest to follow her dreams and buy a bicycle. Stymied at every turn she sees one last chance in her school’s Koran recitation competition, and its cash prize. A heartening story of perseverance, friendship and family life, this is the first film to be made entirely in Saudi Arabia.

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