Jiri and A Qin are Czech/Chinese artist couple living in the art community of Songzhuang, Beijing. Jiri, from the Czech Republic, speaks fluent Chinese. He talks about how his previous life clashed with his new life with a wife and children and how it challenged his viewpoint on the meaning of freedom. Their love is not a typical love story.

Part of a series of 10 short documentary films about 10 real-life European-Chinese couples that we concepted and produced for the European Union to China.


a film by // Jason Lee Wong
producer // Martine Marras
camera // Jason Lee Wong, Stephanie Leitl, Alexander Sydorencko, Janek Zdzarski
client // The European Union in China
than you // Martin Hošek from the Czech Republic Embassy in China

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