15 May 2018

Kenya bans lesbian love story film Rafiki set to debut at Cannes

Kenya bans lesbian love story film Rafiki set to debut at Cannes | IOL News

Nairobi – Kenyan authorities have banned a film that tells the love story of two women and is set to debut at Cannes Film Festival next month, saying it promotes lesbianism. The film “Rafiki”, a word that means friend in KiSwahili, was this week invited to premiere at the prestigious festival in France — the first Kenyan film to receive to be invited.