Maria Florencía Álvarez

Habi, la Extranjera

The young Analía travels to Buenos Aires to deliver pieces of art. A confusion in the address leads her to a Muslim community, where she participates in a strange ritual. She is fascinated by the new strange world and decides to slip into this new world. She rents a room nearby. On a Wanted advertisement she discovers the name „Habiba Rafat“ – and this is what she decides to name herself. She learns the language of strangers and the Muslim prayer, she finds a job and makes new friends. She learns what it means to be different. AR/BR 2013 Regie: Maria Florencía Álvarez 92 min, Colour, DCP, OmeU