Reuben & Qasim – In One City Leeds


This film explores how Jewish and Muslim young people in Leeds are using cricket as a vehicle to build meaningful relationships.

This film was produced as part of the In One City project, a community cohesion, social dialogue and filmmaking project working across Leeds to increase dialogue between diverse communities; explore unique cultural identities and shared values; challenge myths and perceptions and develop strategies for a peaceful and cohesive city.

In One City is a partnership between Together For Peace (a charity that seeks to strengthen communities through peace making) and Lippy People (a voice and influence social enterprise).

At the heart of the project is collaborative film production that sees people building and sharing their stories with experienced social filmmakers. The films produced are then used to start difficult conversations between citizens in schools and within wider community settings.

This film is part of a series of 12 short films exploring faith, spirituality and social action. The series explores how people in Leeds interpret a statement made Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks ‘Society is a conversation scored for many voices’.

Additional production partners within this film were Leeds Interfaith Cricket Project, Yorkshire County Cricket Club, Awards For All, Faiths In Action – Community Development Foundation.

Watch the rest of the In One City Series

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