“[A] lively, brightly performed film” -Variety

A tender tale of forbidden first love told in an electric, colorful Afropop style, Rafiki tells the story of the tender but illegal and taboo romance between Kena, a skateboarding tomboy blessed with great grades and soccer skills, and Ziki, the charismatic daughter of a conservative local politician. When rumors begin to swirl about the nature of their relationship, the young lovers find themselves in great jeopardy.

  •  English, Swahili with subtitles


Rafiki: Thu, Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm

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Rafiki: Sat, Oct 13 @ 1:30 pm

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Rafiki: Thu, Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm

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