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About Wadjda

      The award winning film Wadjda is a story of a 10-year-old teen living in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh.  Living in a conservative world, the light spirited Wadjada finds herself fighting with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldn't be playing with, when she sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale.  She wants the bicycle so badly so she can beat Abdullah in a race.  The only problem is that her mother won't allow it, afraid of what her community might think seeing that bicycles are a danger to a girl's virtue.  Being the brave girl she is, Wadjda decides on trying to raise the money on her own.

     You are invited to a free screening of this film with an introduction and discussion led by Batool Mohanned, a graduate student at WKU. Snacks will be provided. 6:30pm-9:30pm.

 

 

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Faculty House - Swipeable Event

Snacks Provided - Film Discussion

Sponsored by:
International Student Office,
WKU Libraries, Student Activities, Well U and Office of International Projects

 

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Calendar of Film Series

 

All the films will start at 6:30 pm in Faculty House

 

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