Wild (2014)

A woman grieving over her mother’s death and her own mistakes sets out on an 1100-mile hike to do penance and renew her life, a secular pilgrimage.

Wadjda (2012)

In a Muslim country where women are not allowed to drive or move freely about a young girl sets her heart on buying a bicycle, forbidden to her sex. The obstacles which she has to overcome are formidable, but as a symbol of freedom, she will go to great lengths to obtain her dream despite the opposition of her mother and teachers who go along with their status as possessions of men.