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Rafiki

 
 
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Dir. Wanuri Kahiu | 2018, 83min
With Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati
In English and Swahili with English subtitles

“A burst of unfiltered teenage energy. Lively and full of vision! [Kahiu] has a wonderful eye for detail and lyricism”
—Vulture

This Kenyan coming-of-age saga follows the journeys of two fearlessly individualistic young women who, despite the fact that their fathers are rival political candidates, form a steadfast bond. When their friendship develops into romance, they must fight to protect their love in the face of societal prejudices determined to tear them apart. With a remarkable feeling for color, music, and the bustling street life of Nairobi, rising star director Wanuri Kahiu crafts an empowering, sublimely moving love story that defied censors in her home country and went on to become the first Kenyan film to premiere at Cannes.

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