Independent Lens "Arusi Persian Wedding" on PBS World

Independent Lens "Arusi Persian Wedding" on PBS World

Sat, 08/21/2010 - 8:00pm
Pictured: Heather and Alex on their wedding night in Chaluse.

Credit: Alex Tehrani/ITVS

Iranian-American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani chronicles her brother’s return to Iran as he travels with his American wife to have a traditional Persian wedding and explore his lost heritage.

In weaving the couple’s personal story with historical footage, “Arusi” considers the history, impact and troubled relationship between Iran and America. By Marjan Tehrani. She chronicles her brother’s return to Iran during the start of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Independent Lens "Arusi Persian Wedding" encores Saturday, August 21 at 8 p.m. on PBS World (cable 524/DT21.2).

 

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