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RAFIKI - 8pm

Directed by Wanuri Kahiu

Starring: Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati
Rated 12A

***Screening as part of our Refugee Weekend***

In Nairobi Kena (Mugatsia) is helping her father campaign in a local election when she meets and befriends Ziki (Munyiva), the daughter of his rival. Based on a a short story Rafiki (‘friend’ in Swahili) is a tender love story depicting the romance between two young women amid familial, societal and political pressures. Banned in Kenya for positively portraying homosexuality – illegal in the country – the director Kahiu sued the government and the ban was lifted but only for 7 days. The film then became the first Kenyan film ever selected to screen at Cannes. Groundbreaking!

93% – Rotten Tomatoes

Doors open 30mins before the film starts. Memberships available - £50 for 27 films! www.lewes-filmclub.com

All Saints Centre @ 8:00pm
20:00 -
£2.50 - £5 on the door or £50 full season ticket.

Friars Walk.
Lewes BN7 2LE 01273 486391

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