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Blerta Zeqiri – The Marriage #SydFilmFest

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An unusual love triangle plays out in the shadow of the Kosovo War. A compelling debut film about an impending marriage jeopardised by the arrival of a former lover.

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14 min. and 7 sec.

PODCAST| Cristiana Palmieri interviews Blerta Zeqiri, director and screenwriter of the film The Marriage.

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Young director and screenwriter Blerta Zeqiri talks about contemporary Kosovarian society and the experience of the LGBTQI community in Kosovo.

The Marriage: Anita and Bekim are planning for their wedding, which is just a fortnight away. At the same time, they await news of Anita’s parents, declared missing since the 1999 Kosovo War. When Bekim’s gay wartime lover unexpectedly returns from France, it leads to swirling emotions.

To discover more about the film, click here.

  • Reporter
    Cristiana Palmieri
  • Guest
    Blerta Zeqiri
  • Interviewee role
    Director and screenwriter
  • Film title
    The Marriage
  • Festival section
    Europe! Voices of women in film
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