Wadjda: Film Guide

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A Film Guide that looks at Wadjda, A sweet and uplifting story about ten-year-old girl Wadjda who refuses to let the fact she's a girl stop her from doing the things she wants to do.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Film Studies, PSHE Education and Religious Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding foreign language films, gender, growing up, friendships, and identity, communities and beliefs.

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Wadjda: Film Guide

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It's one achievement making your first feature film, but when your first fe

Wadjda interview with director Haifaa Al-Mansour

Haifaa talks about the conditions she overcame to make her feature film.

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