COWLEY ROAD WORKS’ FUNDRAISER & ‘FREEWHEELING’ PROJECT LAUNCH

WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE 2017     6 – 8.30 PM    ULTIMATE PICTURE PALACE

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WHEN THE RULES DON’T FIT,  FIND THE COURAGE TO FOLLOW YOUR OWN.

A rebellious Saudi Arabian girl hatches a plan to get her hands on the bicycle she craves.

Written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour, Saudi Arabia, 2012.
Starring Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani.
The first feature-length film made by a female Saudi director.

The Freewheeling project is about creating a dialogue through art to address issues of freedoms and difference, identity, ending violence against women and girls, resilience, & the role of the bike as a vehicle for freedom and social change.

The screening will follow live flute and tabla music by Phil Freizinger & Chris Hills & an open discussion with people involved in the project.