Wadjda is a bright and vivacious Saudi Arabian 10-year old. Unhappy with the restrictions placed on Saudi
girls, she devises a plan to raise money to buy a forbidden bicycle. Complications ensue.
Presented in conjunction with Shepherd University's Common Reading Program. Post-film discussion led
by Dr. Rachel Krantz, Associate Professor of French at Shepherd University.
About Shepherd University's Common Reading Program.
About the film director Haifaa Al-Mansour.
Other background on the film.
A sampling of reviews of the film.
An essay on women's rights in Saudi Arabia.