Kenyan Lesbian Film ‘Rafiki’ Banned Prior to Film Festival Debut

Kenya’s first lesbian film, based on the award-winning short story Jambula Tree by Monica Arac de Nyeko, has been banned from showing in its home country. Despite being honoured to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Kenya’s notoriously homophobic Film Classification Board (KFPB) announced that Rafiki (which means ‘friend’) will not be allowed to be … Continue reading Kenyan Lesbian Film ‘Rafiki’ Banned Prior to Film Festival Debut