An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.
Wadjda is a 2012 Saudi Arabian drama film, written and directed by Haifaa al-Mansour. It was the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first feature-length film made by a female Saudi director. It won numerous awards at film festivals around the world. The film was selected as the Saudi Arabian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards (the first time the country made a submission for the Oscars, but it was not nominated. It successfully earned a nomination for Best Foreign Film at the 2014 BAFTA Awards.
Certificate PG, run time 1hour 38 minutes, comedy / drama
Start time 7:30pm, tickets £5 (under 18s £3) at the door