Forbidden Wedding

THE CLOWN, I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME and RIGHTS FOR ALL among others which tell deceptively simple, human stories, but which resonate with wider social and political meanings. When she read about Hedir, Antonio de Brito, a paraplegic who had been refused permission to be married by the Catholic Church in Brazil owing to his impotence, she determined to document his shocking situation. Travelling to his hometown she managed, using digital video and a minimal crew, to reach to the very heart of this highly personal and politically sensitive story, through interview material with the couple, their families and neighbours and with the local priests. The result is a documentary which is as profound as it is moving..

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