Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Screening of Wadjda

Friday, April 3, 2015

5:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

This is the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first Saudi film submitted for an Academy Award. It tells the moving story of Wadjda, an 11-year-old girl on a mission to own a bicycle.

This screening is part of “Dreaming of Tomorrow: Youth Culture in the Middle East,” a film series curated by Sa’ed Adel Atshan, Postdoctoral Fellow in International Studies at the Watson Institute for International Studies.

Middle East Studies