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Haifa al-Mansour (Saudi Arabia)

Syllabus of the Sub-subject: Haifa al-Mansour (the second most powerful Arab woman in the World). Film Director.

  1. The Saudi Film-Maker Haifa al-Mansour: The second most powerful Arab woman
  2. Impact on the Arab society of the documentary “Women Without Shadows”
The Sub-subject “Haifa al-Mansour: The second most powerful Arab woman” is part of the following programs:
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Muslims Countries, and BRICS Countries (Saudi Arabia)
  2. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Religion and Business
  3. Course: Middle East

هيفاء المنصور

Master in International Business for the Saudi Students

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Sample of the Sub-subject: Haifa al-Mansour (Saudi Film-Maker)
Haifa Al-Mansour (Saudi Film Director)

Description of the Sub-Subject: Haifa Al-Mansour (The second most powerful Arab woman)

The Saudi Film Director Haifaa al-Mansour (1974, Saudi Arabia) is considered as the second most powerful Arab Women in the World according to the magazine “Arabian Business.”

  1. Religion: Mrs Haifaa al-Mansour is Muslim
  2. Haifaa al-Mansour has created three short films and the documentary “Women Without Shadows,” which has influenced a new generation of Film Directors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  3. In Saudi Arabia, the work of Haifaa al-Mansour is both praised and vilified for encouraging the debate about tolerance, the perils of Orthodoxy, and the need for the citizens of Saudi Arabia to take a critical vision on their ancestral customs; normally these topics are treated as taboo
  4. His film “Wadjda” was selected to the Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film
  5. Haifaa al-Mansour had to lead the outdoor scenes in Riyadh from inside a bus (Saudi Arabia applies the segregation between men and women)

Rotana, the film production enterprise of His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed bin Talal supports the film.

  1. Rotana is the largest producer in the World of Arab music and a famous company of Arab films, with a catalogue of more than 2,000 Arab films

Haifaa al-Mansour belongs to the Arab Economic Area (Islamic Civilisation).

Religions and business

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