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Rafiki

“Impossible not to celebrate” - Variety

3 July 2019 20:30

6 July 2019 16:15

 

English/Swahili with Thai/English subtitles

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“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives”, is what Kena and Ziki have heard all their young lives. And that getting a mortgage is the dream of every normal Kenyan. But Kena and Ziki want more. They want adventure and real love, not a dull existence as an obedient wife in the suburbs. It’s not until they fall in love with one another that they find out just how conservative the world around them really is. The relationship between these two young women forms the warm, beating heart of this sparkling, colourful film.

 

About the film

Director: Wanuri Kahiu
Country: Kenya
Year: 2018
Duration: 83 mins