School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Calendar

Back to Listing
Submit an event here. Please allow 48 hours for your submission to appear on the calendar

Arabic Movie Night: "Wadjda" (2013)

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

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.

If you have any questions about the SLCL calendar, please contact
link for robots only