Review: 'Faya Dayi'

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Director Jessica Beshir's debut feature Faya Dayi opened in select cities last month, and it will be screening nightly this weekend (Oct 15-17) at the Webster University Film Series. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

"The phrase 'cinematic tone poem' is frequently thrown around by film critics, perhaps a little too freely, but it is the ideal descriptor for Beshir’s mesmerizing feature debut. This is not a film that is interested in conveying information, but in creating an immersive sensation, one that is reminiscent of a trance..."

Read on at CSL's The Lens.