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Movie: Wadjda

Event Type: Movie
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 4/7/2014
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Description:
 Wadjda, a fun-loving 10-year-old girl living in Saudi Arabia, has her heart set on a beautiful new bicycle. However, her mother won’t allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl’s virtue. Determined to turn her dreams into reality and buy the bike on her own, Wadjda uncovers the contradictions and
opportunities in her world. Hilarious, heartbreaking, and inspiring, this groundbreaking film has charmed critics and audiences all over the globe.
Released 2014 - 97 minutes - PG for thematic elements, brief mild language, and smoking
In Arabic with English subtitles

Library: Skokie Public Library
Location: Petty Auditorium