Isle of Wight What's On Guide: 2023 Events OnTheWight

Rafiki (Kenya)

Tuesday 24 7.30pmMarch


Ventnor Film Society

13 High Street
PO38 1RZ

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Sweet and engaging tale of two Kenyan girls, Kena and Ziki, living very different lives in Nairobi.

Kena works in her father's shop and plans to start nursing school, while Ziki hangs out with her friends making up dance routines. Their paths cross when their fathers compete for seats in the County Assembly.

Soon their friendship grows to romance, but they face prejudice and ignorance in a country where LGBT relationships are still illegal.

Dir:Wanuri Kahiu. Cert 12A. In English. 83mins

Ventnor Film Society meets in Ventnor Arts Club, 13 High Street, Ventnor.

To be sure of a place, please book a seat by emailing [email protected], but local viewers can always take a chance and turn up on the night.

Screenings take place on either Mondays or Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Entrance is £6, payable at the door, (cash only) with under-25s enjoying a discount of £3, and the bar is open from 6.30pm.