New Negress Film Society Presents:

Long Documentary | Faya Dayi (2021). Directed by Jessica Beshir. (120 min). Not rated

A spiritual journey into the rituals of khat, a leaf that Sufi Muslims have chewed for centuries for religious meditations, and Ethiopia’s most lucrative cash crop.

The film will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Panelists to be announced.

The New Negress Film Society is a collective of Black women and non-binary filmmakers who create community, spaces, and films that reimagine cultural productions that have traditionally exploited our communities.

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium


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Event Guidelines

  • The Museum no longer requires proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 tests, or temperature screenings.
  • On-site parking is available for $10. Use Washington Street entrance by Central Avenue.
  • Enter event through the South Wing, located near the Museum parking lot. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Show your digital or printed ticket to our Visitor Experience Assistant.
  • Free popcorn, snacks and water will be available for each session.
  • No refunds or exchanges unless the event is canceled or postponed.