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Review: “Rafiki” Beautifully Defies Conservative Kenya on Homosexuality


Director Wanuri Kahiu blends dazzling colors and Africa's vibrancy to tell an optimistic story of love

The Best African Movies, From All 54 African Countries


An epic list of the top African films—from all 54 of Africa's countries.

Review: “Kati Kati” Confronts Tragedy Through The Afterlife


Mbithi Masya's strikingly original debut forces Kenya to confront its violent past through metaphor.


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