Global Film Series: Wadjda

Wadjda (2012) Length: 98 min Rated: PG
Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour

“Wadjda” (A Saudi Girl and the Green Bike) is co-sponsored by INTAPP and the Language and Culture Community, two on-campus programs that seek to increase international understanding and involvement with other cultures and countries, and Belk Library and Information Commons. The film follows an enterprising 10-year old Saudi girl who enters her school’s Koran recitation competition to raise the funds she needs buy a green bicycle that has captured her interest. In the process, she discovers the limitations placed on women in the name of custom, Islam and family honor.

To watch the trailer and for more information visit guides.library.appstate.edu/globalfilmseries

Date & Time:
Monday, March 17, 2014. 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: I.G. Greer  [Map link]
Contact: Beth Cramer
Contact: crameree@appstate.edu
Contact: (828) 262-4967
Admission: Free, Open to the public
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This event has been identified as being open to the public. For more information about Community Engagement and public outreach at Appalachian State University, please visit our website, http://www.community.appstate.edu.

 

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