Online screening of movie “A Marriage” and discussion with the director Kateřina Hager, will be part of the festival “One World 2021”.
A Marriage / Kateřina Hager, Asad Faruqi / Czech Republic, USA 2021 / 74 min / English friendly – Zdenka, a wheelchair user since a severe car accident when she was 23, lives in Aš. Her strong will has let her to return to daily life. Tabish is from Karachi, where he’s an IT expert in a government office. Their online encounters gradually grow into love and a relationship that is at first played out over the internet. When Zdenka refuses to move to Pakistan because of her disability, the couple has no other option but to see each other only once a year during a shared holiday in Sri Lanka, finally getting married there. But immigrating to Czechia is almost impossible for Tabish. Will the couple ever be able to be together physically?