|Tues 18th June||7.45pm|
Dir. Tina Gharavi, UK, 2012, 93 mins, part-subtitled
Micsha Sadeghi, Shiraz Haq, Christian Coulson
Screening as part of Refugee Week. There will be a Q&A and discussion following the screening with local actor Steven Hooper and a political refugee from Iran
I Am Nasrine follows the paths of Nasrine and Ali, sister and brother in a comfortable, middle-class Iranian home, who are forced to relocate to the UK following a run-in with the police. Ali is furious…and yet, for Nasrine, there is undeniable excitement about the prospect of starting a new life in the West. Arriving in Britain, their fate and their future are far from certain. Nasrine is quick to settle into her new life, however, Ali struggles with the realities of life in the UK, as well as his awakening sexuality. As Nasrine finds the courage to accept her fate, she discovers that the end of her journey is really just the beginning.
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