Shahid Akhtar is a young Muslim living in Manchester who is desperate to find love. Thus, he signs up for a dating site called Single Muslim and winds up conducting a series of interviews to find the perfect girl. Sometimes not even with the girls themselves, for in some Muslim families it is customary that the brother (or even father) meet the potential partner first. Unfortunately for him, finding love is going to be even harder than it is for most young Muslims because he's previously been married. That means very few people are lining up to have him as a husband, son-in-law or brother-in-law. It's not like he wants to be with a girl who is too narrow-minded to look past this phase of his life either.
However, Shahid comes across a local girl named Fatima Miah who appears to tick every box; she's beautiful, intelligent, funny and extremely open-minded. She falls for him for the same reasons, but praises his honesty above everything else. Except that Shahid can't find it within himself to tell her about his ex-wife.
'Finding Fatimah' is romantic comedy directed and written by Oz Arshad in his filmmaking debut. It will be released in the UK on April 21st 2017.
Sometimes, fate brings people together and James was in desperate need of someone to help him overcome the life he was living. A recovering heroin addict, James was an outsider, having spent years on the street he knew he needed something to change and when Val comes to his aid and finds him a place to stay, he begins his road to recovery.
James is determined to start his life again. When he hears rustling coming from the kitchen, James expects to find a burglar but he finds a little ginger cat raiding a box of cereal. Unable to find his owner, James semi-adopts the little cat and they automatically bond and he names him Bob. Travelling to the other side of London to busk to tourists in Covent Garden Bob follows James on his daily commute by jumping on the bus.
Now inseparable, James and Bob both used one another as support systems. James Begins selling The Big Issue and really begins to get his life back on track, not entirely but significantly down to a little four legged friend.
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In Amman, Tala (Ray) constantly breaks off engagements, to the consternation of her Christian parents. The latest wedding looks like it's going ahead, but during a trip to London, Tala visits a pal (Kempton) who's dating a Muslim Indian, Leyla (Sheth). Sparks ignite between the women, who both know there's no way they can pursue a romance due to the demands of their home cultures.
Even so, Leyla decides she has to be true to herself, but Tala believes she needs to follow through with her marriage in Jordan.
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