Jessica Beshir

  • Jessica Beshir – Faya Dayi (2021)

    2021-2030DocumentaryEthiopiaJessica Beshir

    “Why did you come back?” a boy asks his slightly older friend. “For my mother”, the teenager replies. He reflects that he could be in Egypt now, or even further away – a costly, hazardous journey. Many Ethiopians take a different means of escape. They chew the stimulating leaves of the khat plant – now Ethiopia’s most lucrative agricultural product, having overtaken coffee.Read More »

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