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RAFIKI IS A NECESSARY STORY (A Movie Review)

When I learnt that there was going to be a screening for the Kenyan film, Rafiki, at the Ake Arts and Book festival – which was concluded about two weeks

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Lesbian film ‘Rafiki’ smashes box office records in Kenya despite ban for ‘promoting homosexuality’

Wanuri Kahiu-directed lesbian film, Rafiki, has shattered box office records in Kenya – after a government ban was lifted for one week only. The lesbian love story from debuted to

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‘Rafiki’ gets sold out after Kenya lifts ban on Oscar-considered film

The lesbian-themed film, which was banned in Kenya, has sold out all its planned sessions after a court temporarily suspended the ban. Rafiki became the first Kenyan film to screen

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TV News: American Horror Story records its most explicit gay sex scene to date | Kenya briefly lifts ban on gay film, Rafiki, to allow for Oscar submission

Sometimes you just have to be happy that Ryan Murphy can make television how he wants. In the latest episode of American Horror Story: Apocalypse, Evie, the character played by

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Kenya Bans LGBT Love Story ‘Rafiki’ Ahead of Its Premiere At Cannes

Kenyan authorities have banned Wanuri Kahiu’s Rafiki (Friend), an LGBT love story which will have its world premiere in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard next month. Kahiu announced the decision Friday