AISHA charts the experiences of a young Nigerian woman as she seeks international protection in Ireland. Caught in limbo for years in Ireland’s immigration system, Aisha Osagie (Wright) develops a friendship with former prisoner Conor Healy (O’Connor) who she meets at one of the accommodation centres. Aisha and Conor’s growing friendship soon looks to be short lived as Aisha’s future in Ireland comes under threat.
A narrative film that portrays the life of two Arab American women with experiments using multilayered narrative elements, text, and interviews to portray Nasrine, who is chasing the American dream in DC while clinging to her traditional values and is challenged by her Americanized cousin Tina. These inner conflicts evolve into a feminist fantasy of an idealized East.