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Film festival brings Ugandan coffee farmer and musician to Ottawa

JJ Keki Headshot - High Resolution.jpgJ.J. Keki is a coffee farmer and Grammy nominated musician whose experience in New York on 9/11 inspired him to start a coffee growers' collective that spreads the message of world peace. A documentary based on his work in his home country Uganda will be screeened at the Freethinking Film Festival in Ottawa. Keki, along with the festival's organizer, spoke to Robyn: 


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