Genre:  Drama, Romance
Running Time:  83 min.
Release Date: April 19, 2019 - Toronto

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Cast: Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva


Bursting with the colorful street style & music of Nairobi's vibrant youth culture, RAFIKI is a tender love story between two young women in a country that still criminalizes homosexuality. Kena and Ziki have long been told that good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives - but they yearn for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls encourage each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, Kena and Ziki must choose between happiness and safety.

Director: Wanuri Kahiu
Studio: MPM Premium
Producer(s): Steven Markovitz
Screenplay: Wanuri Kahiu, Jenna Cato Bass

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