RAFIKI

 

“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. 

 

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SCREENINGS & Updates

UPCOMING FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS

FRENCH & BELGIUM THEATRICAL RELEASE

26 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Milwaukee Film Festival - United States

Tuesday 30/10 @ 12:30 | Jan Serr Studio Cinema

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Citizen Jane Film Festival - United States

Saturday 03/11 @ 16:30 | Macklanburg Playhouse

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Scottsdale International Film Festival - United States

Saturday 03/11 @ 19:40 | Harkins Shea 14 Theatre

Saturday 10/11 @ 19:35 | Harkins Shea 14 Theatre

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Carthage Film Festival - Tunisia

Wednesday 7/11 @ 18:00 | Cinema the Colisee

Thursday 8/11 @ 12:30 | Cite of Culture 700

Friday 9/11 @ 20:30 | Cinema the Colisee

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Film Festival Braunschweig - Germany

Thursday 08/11 @ 19:00 | Universum Saal 2

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Queer Scope - Germany

Thursday 08/11 @ 20:00 | Cine k (in the Kulturetage)

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AFI Fest - United States

Sunday 11/11 @ 20:45 | Chinese 4

Wednesday 14/11 @ 12:45 | Chinese 2

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Film Fra Sor - Norway

Sunday 11/11 @ 16:15 | Sted: Vika 4

Monday 12/11 @ 17:45 | Sted: Vika 1

Tuesday 13/11 @ 20:45 | Sted: Vika 1

Saturday 17/11 @ 21:15 | Sted: Vika 4

Sunday 18/11 @ 16:00 | Sted: Vika 4

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Festival Di Cinema Africano - Verona, Italy

Thursday 15/11 @ 21:00 | Cinema Santa Teresa

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Regent Park Film Festival - Canada

Saturday 17/11 @ 20:00

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PREVIOUS SCREENINGS

Sao Paolo Int Film Festival - Brazil

Outline Film Fest - Tokyo

deBartolo Performing Arts Centre - United States

Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage - Hamburg, Germany

Philadelphia Film Society - United States

Side by Side International Film Festival - Russia

Cape Town International Film Market & Festival - South Africa

Brisbane International Film Festival - Australia

BFI London FIlm Festival - UK

Chicago International Film Festival - United States

Adelaide Film Festival - South Australia

Warsaw Film Festival - Poland

TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival - United States

Perlen - Queer Film Festival Hannover - Germany

Mumbai Film Festival - India

Newfest - The New York LGBT Film Festival - United States

Keyan Theatrical Release

Reel Pride Film Festival - Canada

Mill Valley Film Festival - CA, United States of America

Busan International Film Festival - South Korea

Montréal Festival du Nouveau Cinema - Canada

Zurick Film Festival - Switzerland

Helsinki International Film Festival - Finland

Filmfestival Oostende - Belgium

Toronto International Film Festival - Canada

Film Ohne Grenzen Film Festival - Germany

Monterrey International Film Festival - Mexico

Black Star International Film Festival - Ghana

Melbourne International Film Festival - Australia

New Zealand International Film Festival - New Zealand

Giffoni Film Festival - Italy

Durban International Film Festival - South Africa

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Czech Republic

 

 

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