Lesbian love movie director sues Kenya to lift ban on film

71st Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film “Summer” (Leto) in competition - Red Carpet Arrivals - Cannes, France, May 9, 2018. Director Wanuri Kahiu of "Rafiki" poses with actors Sheila Munyiva and Samantha Mugatsia. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/Files

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The Kenyan director of a movie banned in her home country for telling the love story of two women has filed a lawsuit seeking to lift the bar so it can be considered for the country’s Oscars entry, court documents show. “Rafiki”, which means friend in the Swahili language, premiered at the […]

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