The Big Sick

The Big Sick

Academy Award Nominee for Best Original Screenplay and Winner of the SXSW Film Festival Audience Award. Based on a true story, Pakistani-American comedian Kumail Nanjiani (playing himself) and white grad student Emily Gardner (Zoe Kazan) fall in love, but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a serious mystery illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his disapproving family, and his true feelings. Written by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon.

  • Length: 119 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

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