2021 | Ethiopia, United States | Documentary

Faya Dayi

  • 120 mins
  • Director | Jessica Beshir

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A spiritual journey into the highlands of Harar, immersed in the rituals of khat, a leaf Sufi Muslims chewed for centuries for religious meditations – and Ethiopia’s most lucrative cash crop today. A tapestry of intimate stories offers a window into the dreams of youth under a repressive regime.

Sundance Film Festival 2021 / Image Courtesy of Sundance Institute