Fri 23 Feb

A Wedding + Q&A

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Festivals & Series

Focus on Belgian Cinema

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98 mins

in French & Urdu with EN subs

BEL/PAK/LUX/FRA | 2016 | dir. Stephan Streker, with Lina El Arabi, Sébastien Houbani, Babak Karimi

Zahira, 18, is close to her family until her parents force her into an arranged marriage. Torn between family customs and her western lifestyle, the young woman turns for help to her trusted brother Amir. A slow-burning, skilfully performed study by Stephan Streker of family malaise and religious subjugation based on a true story.

Followed by a Q&A with director Stephan Streker

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