Wadjda, a fun-loving, entrepreneurial 10-year-old girl lives in the suburbs of Riyadh. When she sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale, she wants it desperately, but her mother won't allow her to have it, fearing repercussions from a conservative society. Wadjda decides to raise the money herself. Just as she is losing hope, she hears of a cash prize for a Koran recitation competition at her school. (DFI)


Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour


  • Nominated Best Film not in the English Language (BAFTA 2014) 
  • Nominated Best First Feature (Independent Spirit Awards 2014)
  • Won Muhr Arab Award Best Actress and Best Feature Film (DIFF 2012)
  • Won 'CinemAvvenire' Award for Best Film (Venice Film Festival 2012)

RT: 98 mins

The film is showing on Sunday September 21, 2014 at 5:10 PM

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