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Rafiki

(2018)

A film by Wanuri Kahiu

World premiere at Un Certain Regard - Cannes 2018. International sales: MPM Premium.

Genre(s): Drama / Romance

• Theme(s): Africa / Family / LGBTQ

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Rafiki

Synopsis



"Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.


Un Certain Regard - Cannes 2018


Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 82'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Country(ies) of production: Kenya / South Africa / Lebanon / France / Germany / Netherlands / Norway
  • Original Language(s): English / Kiswahili
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Format(s) available: DCP / ProRes HD

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Big World Cinema (South Africa) in coproduction with Afrobubblegum (Kenya), MPM Film (France), Rinkel Film (Netherlands), Razor Film (Germany, Ape&Bjørn (Norway) and Schortcut Films (Lebanon)