Articles tagged saudi arabia

Finding the Voice of the Film: Interview with Haifaa Al Monsour, Director of ‘Wadjda’

"If there was an obstacle, then we tried to overcome. I don’t like to say it just to be bold, but I think it’s always good to have situations of confrontation. And that is the only way to go about it."

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In the Land of Invisible Women by Qanta A. Ahmed

As Ahmed slowly develops friendships with Saudi women, she learns there is more going on behind their abbayahs than meets the eye.

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23 Jul 2008 // 3:19 AM

Saudi author scandalizes the Muslim world

It’s not clear if Rajaa Alsanea’s first novel, “Girls of Riyadh,” was banned in Saudi Arabia because it became a Middle East best

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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