Monmouth University - Pollak Theatre 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ 07764
Free and open to the public
Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour
Saudi Arabia, Germany, 2012
Young Wadjda dreams of owning a green bicycle. She wants to race a boy from the neighborhood, but the law prohibits girls from riding bikes. Just as she is losing hope, she hears about a cash prize for a Koran recitation competition at her school. Wadjda decides to earn the cash to fulfil her dream.
There will be a post screening Q&A hosted by Professor Claude Taylor with special guest speaker Prof. Saliba Sarsar.
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