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Trailer: Documentary on Democracy in Hamtramck -- First U.S. City with a Muslim-Majority Council

May 24, 2021, 12:13 AM

Michigan-based filmmakers Razi Jafri and colleague Justin Feltman have produced a documentary on Hamtramck, showing how democracy works in America's first city with a Muslim-majority city council.

“We should take pride in a place like Hamtramck,” Jafri tells The Detroit News. “It shows how multiculturalism can and should happen in the United States… It’s just a really great example of how we can build community and how Americans can get involved in the civic process.”

The film is slated to air Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the World Channel's “America ReFramed” series.


Read more:  The Detroit News


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