'Rafiki' Director Wanuri Kahiu Is Suing Kenya's Film Board to Make Way for Oscars Qualification

21 September 2018

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The Kenyan filmmaker continues to fight for her film to be screened in her home country.

Wanuri Kahiu's RAFIKI has received its due praise on the film festival circuit since her film was selected to make its world premiere at Cannes earlier this year—making it the first Kenyan feature film to do so. However, the Kenya Film Classification Board has since banned the film, citing that it "seeks to legitimize lesbian romance." Read the full article on Okayafrica here.