Coffee and Allah
Duration: 14 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Language: English/Oromo (with English subtitles)
Director: Sima Urale
Coffee & Allah is a film about Abeba Mohammed’s appetite for coffee, Islam and a good game of badminton. As a recent refugee in New Zealand with no English and a veil to cloak her difference, she has little chance of connecting with others around her. Until one day when a spontaneous game of badminton leads Abeba to accept a gift of friendship.
San Francisco 2007
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