There is a dream at the centre of Jessica Beshir’s Faya Dayi, a dream that is both magical and cruel; a dream which carries us like the wind through memories and hopes, but which also keeps us grounded in the brutal reality of the here and now.
Ethiopia. Home to almost 120 million people. Lowlands, deserts, and mountain ranges. And there, in the mountains, we get to know the people who dream. There are dreams of leaving for Europe, dreams of a better life, away from the khat that is the country . . .