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Thursday, May 15, 2014
6:45 PM - 9:15 PM
Bike to the movies: "WADJDA"
Bike to the movies with Bike Cleveland friends at the Cleveland Cinematheque and receive a $2 discount on admission ($6 for those under age 25; $7 otherwise) on this acclaimed Saudi Arabian film, "WADJDA." This historic and acclaimed crowd-pleaser was the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first feature film by a female Saudi director. It tells of an 11-year-old Riyadh girl, Wadjda, who longs for a bicycle so that she can race one of her friends, a neighborhood boy. But bike riding by girls is frowned upon in her country. So when Wadjda's mother refuses to buy the bicycle, the determined moppet sets out to see what she can do by herself. This film has a 99% "fresh" rating on RottenTomatoes.com. Subtitles.
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