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Wadjda showing at Market Place Theatre Armagh as part of International Women’s Day 2022

A rebellious Saudi girl (Waad Mohammed) enters a Koran recitation competition at her school and hopes to win enough money to buy her own bicycle

Wadjda is a sweet, insightful and uplifting story about a young Saudi Arabian girl who steadfastly defies the social and cultural rules of her community in order to make her dreams of owning and riding a bike happen. The film is directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour, the first female director to make a film in Saudi Arabia, and offers a female perspective on life in contemporary Saudi Arabia, told from the point of a view of a young girl.

Showing as part of International Women’s Day 2022

This film is in Arabic with English Subtitles and is suitable for ages 14+.

This event takes place in our Studio Theatre with an unreserved, tiered seating layout.

Tuesday March 8, 2022

11:00am | £3.00 (Teachers Free)

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | 2012 | 97 Mins | Certificate PG

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