My Mother’s Daughter

Saleyha Ahsan

'My Mother's Daughter' gives a unique insight into the modified relation between a mother and her daughter. Yvonne Ridley is an ambitious British journalist working for The Sunday Express. In the aftermath of 9-11, she travels to Afghanistan, where she is kidnapped by the Taliban and subsequently converts to Islam. Her mother Joyce – a devote Christian – has difficulty accepting her daughter’s new religion. Meanwhile, Yvonne is struggling to find her place in western society.

Credits

Director
Saleyha Ahsan
Country
United Kingdom
Type
Documentary, Short
Duration
12 minutes
Themes
religion
Year
2007