A Sense of Belonging: Episode 4

A Sense of Belonging: Episode 4

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Location

Belfast, Newry, Windsor Women’s Centre

Year

2005

Date

Production 01/12/2005

Length

24min 41sec

Audio

sound

Format

Betacam

colour

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Westway Films

Rights Holder

ITV, Westway Films

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Description

In this episode, Joe Mahon explores how ethnic minorities contribute both economically and culturally to Northern Ireland and the challenges they face whilst living here.

Though Northern Ireland's population and mix of diversity and cultures is changing, we are still "relative beginners at the world of multiculturalism" which presents us with an opportunity to try and get things right and avoid attitudes of mistrust and suspicion. Mahon sets out to show the viewer just how vital migrant workers are to this country and to break down some of the stigma which has - at times - been placed upon them. 

From going into grocery shops which sell food which is more familiar to those in Eastern Europe, to speaking with volunteers at Windsor Women's Centre, this programme aims to teach us more about ethnic minorities which make up Northern Ireland - and remind us that everyone's more than their ethnicity, with a wide range of interests and skills!

Credits

A Westway Film Production for UTV 

Funded by Northern Ireland Screen

Supported by the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council 

Presented by Joe Mahon

Thanks to: Natasha Stokes, Sean McMahon, Ken Belshaw, John McLaughlin, Eleanor Jordan, Joan Dougan, Sayta Roberts, Ken Fraser, Vessel Maani, Bernadette McAliskey, Moy Park (Dungannon), St. Vincent de Paul (Newry)

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI). 

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