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East to West - the story of Ali Shah

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Mr Ali Shah talks about his life both in Britain, where he has set up several successful businesses, and in Pakistan. It also interviews his son Cuream about his identity.

This film looks at Ali Shah’s experiences as a British Pakistani involved in setting up several successful businesses from restaurants to construction and housing in the UK. It also interviews his son Cuream Shah about his identity and values. This film is an intimate insight into a close family, and how people can have multiple identifies and loyalties.

London Metropolitan University Cass Arts SchoolDirector and

Producer: Patrick Clopon

Music: Gus Lobban

 

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