18 West Houston St
@ Mercer St.
NEW YORK CITY , NY 10012 • 212-995-2570
angelika.nyc@readingrdi.com
Buy Tickets

Subscribe Newsletter
WADJDA
107 mins. | Rated PG
WADJDA
 
 
Send To A Friend   Print Page
A groundbreaking film which has impressed international film festival audiences and critics alike, WADJDA offers a moving, rarely seen picture of everyday life in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. In this pioneering story, a remarkable 10 year old girl (newcomer Waad Mohammed, in a stunning debut performance) challenges centuries of male tradition when she sets her sights on buying a forbidden bicycle with the cash prize from a Koran recitation competition. This award-winning film is the first feature-length movie shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, and the first by a female Saudi filmmaker.
 

Directed by
Haifaa Al-Mansour

Written By
Haifaa Al-Mansour

Cast Includes
Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani

 

Awards
Winner of 14 Film Festival awards including Venice, Los Angeles, Sydney, Dubai

Language
Arabic with English subtitles

Official Site
sonyclassics.com


 

About Us seperate Contact Us seperate Affiliated Cinemas seperate Affiliated Live Theaters