Tag Archives: Saudi women

March 13

Wadjda – Haifaa al-Mansour uses a cliche to access an entirely foreign world. (film review)

If there is a problem with Wadjda, it is the Western gaze, and watching it one gets the niggling feeling that has something to do with its remarkable permissions. The film is famous for being, not just the first full feature film shot in Saudi Arabia, but the first shot by a woman in that […]