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Faya Dayi (2021)

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Opening at May 7, 2021 in theaters

Documentary

Faya Dayi is documentary film directed and written by Jessica Beshir. It primiered at January 30, 2021 on Sundance Film Festival. 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.

Ethiopian legend has it that khat, a stimulant leaf, was found by Sufi Imams in search of eternity. Inspired by this myth, Jessica Beshirโ€™s โ€œFaya Dayiโ€ is a spiritual journey into the highlands of the walled city of Harar, a place immersed in the rituals surrounding this plant, Ethiopiaโ€™s most lucrative cash crop today. Through the prism of the khat trade, the film weaves a tapestry of intimate stories of people caught between government repression, khat-induced reverie, and treacherous journeys across the Red Sea, and offers a window into the dreams of the youth who long for better lives elsewhere.

Director: Jessica Beshir

Writer: Jessica Beshir

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