FilmGordon Radio | Haifaa al-Mansour

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On the latest episode of Conversations, we sit down with the Saudi Arabia’s first female director, Haifaa Al Mansour to discuss her upcoming coming-of-age story, Wadjda.

The official Oscar selection from Saudi Arabia, Wadjda tells the story of an 11-year-old girl who dreams of owning a green bicycle. al-Mansour is one of the country’s best-known and most controversial directors and the film has won numerous awards at film festivals around the world. Wadjda has been selected as the Saudi Arabian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards.

We’ll have all that and more on the next episode of Conversations.

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