USA, Ethiopia|2020|VR360|Colour|9 min|English, Amharic|Chinese Subtitles|Documentary|15 seats | General Audience

Program C includes “Offing” and “Ferenj: A Graphic Memoir in VR” You can watch both films with one ticket.

★ 2020 Kaohsiung Film Festival

★ 2020 NewImages Festival

★ 2020 Tribeca Film Festival


This afrosurreal portrait of home created from the director’s childhood memories traverses crosswalks, continents and consciousness. Ferenj reclaims Ethiopian-American mixed-race identity, redefines boundaries between memory and digital imaginary, and challenges reductive narratives of Africa in a fragmented point cloud dreamscape.