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ARCATA– Let’s Talk About the Middle East Film Screening of WADJDA following by discussion

April 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm


ARCATA– As part of the Let’s Talk About the Middle East film and discussion series, Humboldt State University History professor Dr. Leena Dallasheh hosts a screening of Wadjda (2012, Saudi Arabia). 

In the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, and the first feature film made by a female Saudi filmmaker, we follow Wadjda, a young Saudi girl, will go to great lengths to buy a green bicycle. Her goal challenges many societal restrictions. Yet, she insists and enters a Qur’an-reciting contest to raise the money for her dream. 

The screening and discussion will take place at The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat

401 I Street, Arcata, CA 95521 

 For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/2072049816373438/

or contact Leena Dallasheh, Project Director at ld1145@humboldt.edu or 707-826-5937

This program is part of a series supported by California Humanities through an Humanities for All Quick Grant.


April 26, 2018
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Richard’s Goat Miniplex
401 I Street
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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