Haifaa Al-Mansour

Director of “Mary Shelley”

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Haifaa Al-Mansour is the first Saudi woman to direct a film. Her movie "Wadjda” was Saudi Arabia’s first submission for an Oscar.

Haifaa Al-Mansour: 'When I started making films in Saudi Arabia, people were laughing at me'

Haifaa Al-Mansour is the first Saudi woman to direct a film. Her movie "Wadjda” was Saudi Arabia’s first submission for an Oscar.

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