Saturday, October 5, 3:00pm; UNCSA’s ACE Theatre Complex

Director: Wanuri Kahiu | Kenya | 2019 | 83 mins | English and Swahili

Bursting with the colorful street style and 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.

Preceded by the short – I Know Her

Director: Fawza Mirza | 2019 | USA | 3 minutes | English  
In the afterglow of a seemingly fated hookup, two women realize that perhaps they have a little too much in common.


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