Rafiki / 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.

Contributor(s): Kahiu, Wanuri [film director,, screenwriter.] | Markovitz, Steven [producer.] | Bass, Jenna [screenwriter.] | Dedieu, Isabelle [editor of moving image work.] | Wessels, Christopher, 1976- [director of photography.] | Mugatsia, Samantha [actor.] | Munyiva, Sheila [actor.] | Amira, Patricia [actor.] | Gathecha, Muthoni [actor.] | Gathu, Jimmy [actor.] | Misati, Neville [actor.] | Githinji, Nice [actor.] | Arac de Nyeko, Monica. Jambula tree | Big World Cinema (Firm) [production company.] | AfroBubbleGum (Firm) [production company.] | MPM Film (Firm) [production company.] | Schortcut Films [production company.] | Film Movement (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: 6876455 | KanopyDescription: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (82 minutes): .flv file, sound, colorOther title: FriendSubject(s): Female friendship -- Drama | Teenage girls -- Kenya -- Nairobi -- Drama | Lesbians -- Kenya -- Nairobi -- Drama | Foreign films | Drama | Motion pictures | Queer cinema | Drama | Foreign films | Motion pictures | Nairobi (Kenya) -- DramaGenre/Form: Romance films. | Film adaptations. | Fiction films. | Feature films.Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video. Production credits: Editor, Isabelle Dedieu ; director of photography, Christopher Wessels.Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati, Patricia Amira, Muthoni Gathecha, Jimmy Gathu.Summary: 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***
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Based Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree".

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.

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