Rafiki / Friend /

Rafiki / Friend / Friend A Big World Cinema/AfroBubbleGum production ; in co-production with MPM Film, Schortcut Films Ape&Bj�rn, Rinkel Film, Razor Film ; in association with Tango Entertainment ; a Wanuri Kahiu film ; director, Wanuri Kahiu ; producer, Steven Markovitz ; writers Jenna Bass, Wanuri Kahiu. - 1 online resource (streaming video file) (82 minutes): .flv file, sound, color

Title from title frames. Based Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree".

Editor, Isabelle Dedieu ; director of photography, Christopher Wessels. Editor, Isabelle Dedieu ; director of photography, Christopher Wessels.

Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati, Patricia Amira, Muthoni Gathecha, Jimmy Gathu.

Originally produced by Film Movement in 2018.

Despite a political rivalry between their families, Kena and Ziki 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. Nominated for two prizes at **Cannes Film Festival**. *"A lyrical ode to finding a kindred spirit amidst an uncaring majority." - Odie Henderson, **RogerEbert.com***

In English and Swahili with English subtitles.

6876455 Kanopy

Female friendship--Drama.
Teenage girls--Kenya--Nairobi--Drama.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures.
Queer cinema.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures.

Nairobi (Kenya)--Drama.

Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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