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Arabic Movie Night: "Wadjda" (2013)

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
Less Commonly Taught Languages Program, Arabic Language Program
Location
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
Date
Oct 30, 2019   4:00 - 6:00 pm  
Cost
Free and open to the public.
Views
14

Join us in following the story of a Saudi girl who signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

 

"Wadjda" was the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first feature film made by a female Saudi filmmaker.

 

Color. Run time: 100 minutes.

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