Davidson Film Club Presents “Wadjda”
January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The DFC is pleased to present “Wadjda,” the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi-Arabia, and the first made by a female Saudi filmmaker (in a country where cinemas are banned) on Saturday, January 18, at the Armour Street Theatre at 7:00 p.m.
“A staggeringly assured cine-essay on female self-determination.” PJ Nabarro
Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer 99%!
Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour. Saudi-Arabia (2012, 1h38). In Arabic w/English subtitles.
Discussion of the film will be led by Dr. Rebecca Joubin, Chair of Arab Studies at Davidson College.
If you are not a Davidson Film Club member, walk-ins ($9, NC Sales tax included) are always welcome, cash or check at the door, space allowing. Walk-in students $7.
*Walk-ins: Please note that reservations should be made in advance at [email protected] Walk-ins without reservations are welcome but may have to be seated after members and those with reserved tickets to avoid overcrowding (fire marshal regulations).
Refreshments (red and white wine, bottled water, and popcorn) will be made available by the Film Club.