As the first woman filmmaker in Saudi Arabia, Haifaa Al Mansour was forced to direct most of her upcoming movie from a monitor inside a trailer, and correspond with actors using a walkie-talkie. It was “very frustrating,” she recently told Afternoon MoJoe.
“I was confined in this little space. But it’s very important not to stop because of obstacles,” she said. “It is very important to believe in the power of: We can change things. We can do things if we really try hard and work hard.”
(Source: thereturnofwomen, via fuckyeahwomenfilmdirectors)
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#still never gave me a grade on my final project