The film director who's not allowed to go to the movies

Story highlights

  • Haifaa Al Mansour is billed as Saudi Arabia's first female film director
  • Her movie Wadjda claims to be the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia with an all-Saudi cast
  • There are no movie theaters in Saudi Arabia, but a member of the Royal Family runs a film production company
Haifaa Al Mansour has just directed one of the first feature films ever to be made in Saudi Arabia. But she won't be able to watch it at her local theater, because cinemas a