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Update: Kenyan court lifts ban on lesbian love film


Kenya on Friday overturned a ban on Rafiki, a film about a lesbian love affair and the first ever movie from the country to be shown at the Cannes film festival.

Continue reading at: https://www.france24.com/en/20180921-kenyan-court-lifts-ban-lesbian-love-film (source)

Original article: Kenya bans lesbian love story film

Update: https://listening2lesbians.com/2020/05/01/update-kenyan-court-refuses-to-lift-ban-on-acclaimed-lesbian-romance-film/

Kenya bans lesbian love story film

Kenyan authorities have banned a film that tells the love story of two women and is set to debut at Cannes Film Festival next month, saying it promotes lesbianism.
The film “Rafiki”, a word that means friend in KiSwahili, was this week invited to premiere at the prestigious festival in France — the first Kenyan film to receive to be invited.

Continue reading at: https://www.iol.co.za/news/africa/kenya-bans-lesbian-love-story-film-rafiki-set-to-debut-at-cannes-14676629 (source)

Update: Update: Kenyan court lifts ban on lesbian love film