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Actress and writer Rashida Jones sets out to find out more about her grandmother Rita and her Jewish heritage. Rashida starts her journey in New York, where Rita worked as a dancer in the 1930s. Here, Rashida pieces together a picture of Rita's youth and starts to unravel the mystery surrounding her grandmother's surname.

Rashida's investigation takes her to Dublin in Ireland, where Rita was born, and from there she journeys to Latvia, where Rashida discovers the town where her family came from, and also learns the fate of her family during the Second World War.

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40 minutes

Last on

Tue 12 Mar 2013 00:05
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only