East African Youth in Diaspora

Wadjda Screening : FREE event in Regent Park

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:13 -- Rania

Date: August 7, 2014
Time: 6 to 8:45 P.M.
Location: Regent Park South Community Centre, Community Hall; 203 Sackville Grn M5A 3H1

Outburst! and SpeakSudan, along with the generous support of our good friends over at the Toronto International Film Festival, are proud to present a screening of Wadjda, a film about a girl in Saudi Arabia wanting a bike. Wadjda is the first film by a female Saudi director, Haifaa Mansour. The film received a 2014 Oscar nomination for “Best Foreign Film”

From IMBD:
“An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.”

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3koigluYOH0

This event is FREE and open to the public. Space is limited so please be there early to get the good seats J Snacks will be provided. The space is partially accessible.

TTC Information:
Travel to Queen Station. On the eastbound side of Queen board the 501 Queen and travel to Sackville. Walk north to 203 Sackville Green.
Travel to Dundas Station. On the west side of Dundas at Yonge St. board the 505 DUNDAS towards BROADVIEW and travel to Sackville. Walk north to 203 Sackville Green.