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Rafiki | 2018 Ottawa LGBT Film Festival

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Rafiki | 2018 Ottawa LGBT Film Festival


RAFIKI
Wanuri Kahiu
14A+ | Kenya, South Africa, Germany, Netherlands | English, Swahili | English S.T. | 2018 | 83min | Feature Narrative

Official Trailer: bit.ly/2RBEth3

Between receiving a standing ovation at Cannes and being banned in its home country for its positive representation of lesbian women, Rafiki has secured its place in cinema history as a brave and beautiful depiction of queer life in Kenya.

Growing up in a culture that believes “good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives”, teenagers Kena and Ziki share a dream of making more for themselves. Despite a political rivalry between their families they manage to grow that shared dream into a deep friendship. However, when they can no longer ignore the fact that their relationship has blossomed into love, the two young women are forced to choose between happiness and their own safety.

Born in a nation where no constitutional protections exist for LGBT people, Rafiki is a shining example of what is possible when artists take remarkable risks.

Sponsored by:
Capital Rainbow Refuge
Sam Davin

Preceded by:
EGALE AND THE BATTLE FOR EQUAL MARRIAGE
Canada | 10min | Short

For the full 2018 Ottawa LGBT Film Festival schedule, visit:
https://www.insideout.ca/ottawafestival

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Click the link below to purchase your TICKETS/PACKAGES:
bit.ly/2OcNIGB

ALL ACCESS PASS: $80

FESTIVAL 4-PACK:
General | $42
Students/Seniors/National Gallery of Canada Members | $36

SINGLE TICKETS:
General | $12
Students/Seniors/National Gallery of Canada Members | $10

***Service Fees Apply***

Ticketing provided by Ticketpro

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About Inside Out:

Now in its 28th year, the Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival is the largest event of its kind in Canada, showcasing the best and most diverse films by, for and of interest to LGBT communities. For 11 days, the Festival draws crowds of more than 32,500 to screenings, artist talks, panel discussions, installations and parties that showcase more than 175 films from Canada and around the world.

In addition, Inside Out is committed to challenging attitudes and changing lives year-round through the exhibition, production and promotion of LGBT film with initiatives that include the Ottawa LGBT Film Festival, development programs featuring the newly launched New Visions Project and the Short to Feature Award, as well as the More Play Screening Series.

Inside Out celebrates more than a quarter century of showcasing the best in Canadian and international cinema with the Inside Out 2018 Ottawa LGBT Film Festival that runs from November 9 to 12, 2018.



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