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Rafiki = Friend / A Big World Cinema/AfroBubbleGum production ; in co-production with MPM Film, Schortcut Films Ape&Bjørn, Rinkel Film, Razor Film ; in association with Tango Entertainment ; a Wanuri Kahiu film ; director, Wanuri Kahiu ; producer, Steven Markovitz ; writers Jenna Bass, Wanuri Kahiu.

Kahiu, Wanuri, (screenwriter,, film director.). 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.). Arac de Nyeko, Monica. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Jambula tree. (Added Author). Big World Cinema (Firm), (production company.). AfroBubbleGum (Firm), (production company.). MPM Film (Firm), (production company.). Schortcut Films, (production company.). Ape & Bjørn (Firm), (production company.). Rinkel Film, (production company.). Razor Filmproduktion (Firm), (production company.). Tango Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). Film Movement (Firm), (publisher.). Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati, Patricia Amira, Muthoni Gathecha, Jimmy Gathu. (Cast).

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Oliver Wolcott Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield.
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General Note:
Based Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree".
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2018.
Special features: Bonus short film: Hudson.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Isabelle Dedieu ; director of photography, Christopher Wessels.
Participant or Performer Note:
Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati, Patricia Amira, Muthoni Gathecha, Jimmy Gathu.
Summary, etc.:
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. Inspried by Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree", which chronicles a story of two girls in love in Uganda, "Rafiki" challenges deep rooted cynicism about same sex relationships among actors, crew, friends, and family in Kenya.
System Details Note:
DVD, all regions, NTSC, wide screen (2.40:1); 5.1 surround/2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
In English and Swahili with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Female friendship > Drama.
Teenage girls > Kenya > Nairobi > Drama.
Lesbians > Kenya > Nairobi > Drama.
Nairobi (Kenya) > Drama.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Foreign language films > Swahili.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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