The Perfect Candidate (PG) (S)

Screening: Saturday 26th March 2022

  • 104 min
  • Comedy, Drama
  • Realease date: 14 May 2021 (Saudi Arabia, Germany)
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IMDB Rating:
6.5 / 10


An assured and watchable examination of the changing nature of gender and politics in modern-day Middle East.   Maryam is an ambitious young doctor working in a small town clinic in Saudi Arabia. After Maryam is prevented from traveling to Dubai in search of a better job, a bureaucratic mix up leads her to stumble on the application for her local city elections and she decides to run.  This causes her family and community to struggle to accept their town’s first female candidate.  Arabic with subtitles. Running time: 104 minutes.

This film will follow the annual AGM at 8pm. Please book in the normal way to see the film.

Annual AGM – You are warmly invited to the 12th AGM which is being held on Saturday 26th March at 7pm. Doors open at 6.30pm for welcome drinks.