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.
Mystical and profoundly moving. - IMDB
Jessica Beshir's striking feature-length debut, is constructed in such a way that it seems you are watching it "in your mind," an inner space where the images have powerful and symbolic resonance, as happens in dreams. - Roger Ebert
A is a Hallucinatory, striking, black and white hybrid docu-drama about Ethiopia’s Most Lucrative Cash Crop. - Indiewire
Beshir creates a mystical sensation, monochrome black-and-white photography and allusive style. - New York Times