African FILM FESTIVAL New Zealand

Online Festival for entire Australasia 10 December 2021 to 7 January 2022

Ben And Ara

GENRE: Drama | Romance
LENGTH: 87 Minutes
LOCATIONS: Cameroon, USA
DIRECTOR: Nnegest Likké
LANGUAGES: English
RATING: M

Synopsis

Ben, a passionately agnostic PhD student, falls behind in his dissertation and is surprised to find a muse in Ara, a devout Muslim. Ben and Ara soon fall in love but grapple with differences in their core beliefs and lifestyle choices. They discover that when two cultures touch each other, the consequences can be magical and tragic.

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