The film WADJDA, showing Monday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., will conclude Carnegie Hall’s Fall Film Series. All films in the Carnegie Hall Film Series are shown at The Lewis Theatre on Court Street in downtown Lewisburg. Admission is $7.
WADJDA is the story of a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. A little girl with big dreams worth fighting for, she is determined change the world… her world.
From Director, Haifaa Al Mansour – “I hope the film offers a unique insight into my own country and speaks of universal themes of hope and perseverance that people of all cultures can relate to.”
The Carnegie Hall Film Series is presented with financial assistance from the WV Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the WV Commission on the Arts and the following sponsors: Paul and Ann Moran and Harvey and Naomi Cohen.