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Kenya lifts ban on ‘Rafiki,’ Film to be submitted for 2019 Oscars

Film enthusiasts in Kenya can now see the highly anticipated LGBT themed film, Rafiki as the High Court has lifted the ban temporarily so as to enable the film be submitted for consideration at the 2019 Academy Awards. Directed by Wanuri Kahiu, Rafiki was banned by the Kenya Film Classification Board because it went against the… Read More Kenya lifts ban on ‘Rafiki,’ Film to be submitted for 2019 Oscars

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Queer Film ‘Rafiki’ will be the First Kenyan Feature to Screen at Cannes

Wanuri Kahiu’s feature film ‘Rafiki’ will be the first Kenyan feature to Screen at Cannes Film Festival. It is a love story about Kena and Ziki who live in a housing estate in Nairobi. The girls are unlikely friends and their fathers are rivaling politicians. When they fall in love and the community find out,… Read More Queer Film ‘Rafiki’ will be the First Kenyan Feature to Screen at Cannes