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Haifaa Al-Mansour: Saudi Arabia’s first female direction on Wadjda and growing up where cinemas are forbidden

Director Haifaa Al Mansour poses during the photo call of the movie 'Wadjda' at the 69th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

WHAT’S it like being Saudi Arabia’s first female film director? Haifaa Al-Mansour knows. Well, it has tricky. She directed Wadjda via a walkie-talkie.

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Posted: 20th, September 2013 | In: Film | Comment