2019 Program

Rafiki

Film Details

Director: Wanuri Kahiu

Country: Lebanon , France , Germany , Norway , Kenya , The Netherlands , South Africa

Runtime: 82 Minutes

Language: Arabic , Swahili

English subtitles: Yes

Year:

Genre: Drama , Arthouse

Cast: Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati,

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Synopsis

This film was co-produced in Lebanon, representing the contribution of Lebanese production in international cinema.

“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.

This film is not suitable for persons under 18 years of age, and may offend some viewers.