Diane Crespo and Stefan C. Schaefer's low-key film revolves around two young Brooklyn teachers who reach across the religious divide to become friends.
Nasira (Francis Benhamou) and Rochel (Zoe Lister Jones) have many things in common. Both are smart, witty, curious young women who come from traditional families and take their faith seriously, but also see no inherent contradiction between being devout and living a full life in 21st-century America. Both are assigned to the same Brooklyn school, a microcosm of America's chaotic blend of conflicting beliefs and cultures, and become friends despite the fact that Nasira is Muslim and Rochel is an Orthodox Jew. ...