Ben Johnson is a struggling PhD candidatein the school of philosophy. It is his seventh yearand this is the semester that he must finish hisdissertation or all his work will be for nothing. Heruns into Ara, a fellow PhD candidate, who iseverything he is not: a successful, focused studentabout to get her doctorate, and a devout Muslimwhile he’s fervently agnostic. From their firstmeeting, the winds of fate set in and what follows isan unlikely romance between two people fromdifferent worlds. The film explores the possibilitiesand the limits of inter-religious, inter-racial, andintercultural relationships in our society.