Evry, south of Paris, is home to about 15,000 Muslims - about a third of its population - and features a proud mosque.
During Ramadan, up to 1,500 faithful attend prayers throughout the day.
In between sessions, the head of the mosque, Khalil Merroun, speaks to members of his congregation in his office.
Evry's beautiful mosque was built with money from Saudi and Moroccan sources, as well as local benefactors
At dusk, people flock to the basement to break the fast together. North-African dishes are on the menu.
After dining among the faithful, mosque director Khalil Merroun helps with cleaning up.
He then returns to the prayer hall to address the faithful in both Arabic and French - tonight's sermon is about tolerance.
After Mr Merroun is done, the mosque's imam takes over and leads the last of the day's five prayer session.