Global Film Series - Rafiki

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Sunday, October 11, 2020 - Saturday, October 17, 2020

Add to Calendar 10/11/2020 00:00 10/17/2020 00:00 Global Film Series - Rafiki

Still banned in Kenya, Rafiki ("friend", Swahili) tells the love story of Kena, a studious introvert, and Ziki, a free spirit. With beautiful, nuanced performances and engaging visuals, this film will stay with you long after viewing. Directed by Wanuri Kahiu, the film was selected to premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and was the first Kenyan film to screen at the festival.

Runtime 1h 23m.

This film is part of the Global Film Series, a collaboration between the NC State University Libraries and the Office of Global Engagement. This film is co-presented with NC State's GLBT Center, and was timed to coincide with National Coming Out Day. 

Attendance is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration is required (click here to register) and registrants will be send a link to the streaming film to be viewed between October 11-17.

Where

  • Virtual

Event Description

Still banned in Kenya, Rafiki ("friend", Swahili) tells the love story of Kena, a studious introvert, and Ziki, a free spirit. With beautiful, nuanced performances and engaging visuals, this film will stay with you long after viewing. Directed by Wanuri Kahiu, the film was selected to premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and was the first Kenyan film to screen at the festival.

Runtime 1h 23m.

This film is part of the Global Film Series, a collaboration between the NC State University Libraries and the Office of Global Engagement. This film is co-presented with NC State's GLBT Center, and was timed to coincide with National Coming Out Day. 

Attendance is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration is required (click here to register) and registrants will be send a link to the streaming film to be viewed between October 11-17.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola
919-513-3481

Admission Information

Free and open to the public. Space is limited and pre-registration required.

Accessibility

If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, such as live captioning, please contact Marian Fragola at marian_fragola@ncsu.edu or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.

Film poster for Rafiki

Film poster for Rafiki