NOTE - YOU MUST HAVE CHROME INSTALLED TO ACCESS THE EVENT.
LIVE virtual Q&A with Martin Parnell and Kate McKenzie following screening
"Doors" open 1 hour before advertised start time. So please join us in the virtual foyer where you can gather with friends or new friends at tables of up to eight guests. After you receive your ticket you will also receive (a few days later) your magic link to the event. That gets you straight in no need for any extra login. Please note: Start times shown are AST.
When the first Afghan woman stood up for her freedom and ran in the Marathon of Afghanistan, she started a movement for equality that spread around the world. Zainab’s story inspired legendary marathon runner, Martin Parnell, to imagine what his life might be like if his gender prevented him from going outside to run. Martin vowed to run in the Marathon of Afghanistan the following year to support Zainab, and partnered with filmmaker and first time marathoner, Kate McKenzie, to tell the story. To avoid making the marathon a target for terrorist attack, they must train, and travel to Afghanistan in secret, where they will uncover unexpected beauty, incredible hardships, and the amazing people who stand for change. This is the story of the brave Afghan women who are risking it all for the freedom to run