Wadjda

Program Running Time 98 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Haifaa Al Mansour
(Germany, Saudi Arabia, 2012, 98 mins, DCP)

The first feature film made entirely within Saudi Arabia, female director Haifaa Al Mansour’s drama follows 10-year-old Wadjda as she asserts her independence and negotiates the realities of growing up a woman in that nation. "One of 2013’s best films so far… a massively endearing tale…"—Guardian. Winner, Best Film, Dubai 2012; Audience Award, Los Angeles 2013.