Exclusive: Arthouse is a streamer and film distributor Moby I have all the rights to the Sundance documentary Faya Day In the United Kingdom, Ireland, Latin America, Italy, France, Germany, Turkey and India.
Jessica Bashir’s emergence as a director began with a trip to the highlands of Harar, Ethiopia, to observe the ritual khat, a powerful plant that mystics chew for religious meditations – the most profitable crop in Ethiopia today. From a qat trade perspective, the film tells the stories of people caught between violent government repression, khat fantasies, and dangerous cross-border travel.
Faya Day It will also be shown this month at Visions du Réel, Hot Docs Film Festival and Seattle International Film Festival. Also produced by Bashir is an Ethiopian-Mexican director who lives in Brooklyn.
Janus Films obtains North American rights to “Faia Day” documentary “Fantastic Cinematic” by Jessica Bashir.
Cinetic Media sells international rights and the deal is negotiated by Cinetic Media on behalf of the filmmakers.
Bashir is the recipient of the Sundance Documentary Fellowship, the Jerome Foundation, the Doha Film Institute, and the New York Artists Fellowships. His short films have been shown in festivals and museums around the world, including Rotterdam Film Festival, Hotdocks, IDFA, Tribeca Film Festival, Museum of the Moving Picture in New York and the Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam.
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