Sony Pictures Television has sold rights to biz competition format "Dragon's Den," known in the U.S. as "Shark Tank," for versions that will air in Germany and Spain. In Germany, SPT's local unit…
Oct. 1 is the deadline for Oscar foreign-language submissions, and there are already some benchmarks: Saudi Arabia offered up its first-ever entry, and Pakistan will be part of the race for the first…
The plot of "Wadjda" may seem simple -- a 10-year-old Saudi girl competes for a shiny new bike -- but Haifaa Al Mansour's remarkable debut contains some of the strongest social and political insights…
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Saudi Arabia has selected Haifaa Al Mansour's “Wadjda,” the first Saudi Arabian feature shot entirely within the kingdom and, also notably, one directed by a woman, as its entry for foreign language…
Ahd, 32, has been drawing notice internationally for her perf as a hypocritical hardline schoolmistress in Haifaa al-Mansour's "Wadjda."
Haifaa Al Mansour didn't set out to be Saudi Arabia's first female director, but that breakthrough has brought her debut, "Wadjda," much-deserved attention and awards at festivals ranging from Venice…
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