Wadjda (Saudi Arabia, Germany)
Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjda’s mother won’t allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl’s virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself...
Venice (Orizzonti), Dubai 2012, Telluride 2012, Tallinn 2012, Rotterdam 2013, Goteborg 2013, Belgrad 2013
C.I.C.A.E. Award, Interfilm Award, CinemAvvenire Award - Venice 2012, Don Quixote Award - Tallinn 2012, Dioraphte Award - Rotterdam 2013, Muhr Arab Award for Best Actress (Waad Mohammed), Muhr Arab Award for Best Film - Dubai 2012