“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.
Directed by Wanuri Kahiu
Born in Nairobi, Wanuri Kahiu is part of the new generation of African storytellers. Her stories and films have received international acclaim. Her films have screened in numerous film festivals around the world. To date, Wanuri has written and directed six films. Rafiki is her second feature film.