The King of South Shields

Experimental Documentary

(Digital Video, 24’, 2007)

Experimental documentary looking at the day that Mohammad Ali came to Tyneside in 1977 and the effect that this event had on the young Yemeni-British men who attended the Mosque. This film examines the emerging Arab/British identity and briefly introduces this historic community.


Funded by:

Arts Council England & Decibel Spotlight Award
Trent House / World Headquarters
South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council
Britdoc/Channel Four