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A Mosque in the Park
An insightful and understated television documentary following the lives of four Muslim families in Brentford, Manchester and Harrow.
This television documentary by Yavar Abbas, director of India! My India!, looks at the lives of four Muslim families from different parts of India and Pakistan and explores how they maintain their faith and traditions in British Asian communities in Manchester and London.
- Original title
- Mosque in the Park
- Yavar Abbas
- Yavar Abbas
- United Kingdom
South Asian Britain on Film
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