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Iranian Enough?

Musician and film-maker Roxana Vilk lives in Scotland but grew up in Tehran. Her family left Iran in the wake of the Iranian Revolution in 1979 and since the breakdown of diplomatic relations between London and Tehran in 2011, she has been unable to return. In this film, Roxana explores her identity as a British-Iranian and finds out how to teach her children about a country they have never visited. From a tower block in Glasgow to the glamour of Los Angeles, home to the largest group of Iranians living abroad, she finds out how other Iranian migrants keep their culture alive. While some of the questions she raises are specific to the Iranian diaspora, this film speaks to broader issues of identity faced by immigrants the world over.

Release date:

50 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 Oct 2014 22:30
BBC Two Scotland

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoxana Vilk
ProducerJane Taylor
ProducerHarriet Shawcross
DirectorHarriet Shawcross