Telluride Film Festival: Haifaa Mansour's tough path to 'Wadjda'
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Telluride Film Festival: Haifaa Mansour's tough path to 'Wadjda'

Telluride : CO : USA | Sep 02, 2012 at 6:49 PM PDT
Source: Los Angeles Times
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Wearing high-top tennis shoes and headphones, 11-year-old Wadjda doesn't look like much of a revolutionary. But in filmmaker Haifaa Mansour's new Saudi Arabian movie, the young girl is just that as is Mansour herself. Having its North American premiere at the Telluride Film Festival, "Wadjda" has... FULL ARTICLE AT Los Angeles Times
 
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