The Resource Rafiki. : Friend, A Big World Cinema/AfroBubbleGum production ; in co-production with MPM Film, Schortcut Films Ape&Bjørn, Rinkel Film, Razor Film ; in association with Tango Entertainment ; director, Wanuri Kahiu ; producer, Steven Markovitz ; writers Jenna Bass, Wanuri Kahiu

Rafiki. : Friend, A Big World Cinema/AfroBubbleGum production ; in co-production with MPM Film, Schortcut Films Ape&Bjørn, Rinkel Film, Razor Film ; in association with Tango Entertainment ; director, Wanuri Kahiu ; producer, Steven Markovitz ; writers Jenna Bass, Wanuri Kahiu

Label
Rafiki. : Friend
Title
Rafiki.
Title remainder
Friend
Statement of responsibility
A Big World Cinema/AfroBubbleGum production ; in co-production with MPM Film, Schortcut Films Ape&Bjørn, Rinkel Film, Razor Film ; in association with Tango Entertainment ; director, Wanuri Kahiu ; producer, Steven Markovitz ; writers Jenna Bass, Wanuri Kahiu
Title variation
Friend
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Issuing body
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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. Inspried by Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree", which chronicles a story of two girls in love in Uganda, "Rafiki" challenges deep rooted cynicism about same sex relationships among actors, crew, friends, and family in Kenya
Cataloging source
COO
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Isabelle Dedieu ; director of photography, Christopher Wessels
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English and Swahili with English subtitles
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1995.9.H55
LC item number
  • R34 2018
  • R345 2018
PerformerNote
Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati, Patricia Amira, Muthoni Gathecha, Jimmy Gathu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kahiu, Wanuri
  • Markovitz, Steven
  • Arac de Nyeko, Monica
  • Bass, Jenna
  • Dedieu, Isabelle
  • Wessels, Christopher
  • Mugatsia, Samantha
  • Munyiva, Sheila
  • Amira, Patricia
  • Gathecha, Muthoni
  • Gathu, Jimmy
  • Big World Cinema (Firm)
  • AfroBubbleGum (Firm)
  • MPM Film (Firm)
  • Schortcut Films
  • Ape & Bjørn (Firm)
  • Rinkel Film
  • Razor Filmproduktion (Firm)
  • Tango Entertainment (Firm)
  • Film Movement (Firm)
Runtime
83
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Teenage girls
  • Lesbians
  • Nairobi (Kenya)
Technique
live action
Label
Rafiki. : Friend, A Big World Cinema/AfroBubbleGum production ; in co-production with MPM Film, Schortcut Films Ape&Bjørn, Rinkel Film, Razor Film ; in association with Tango Entertainment ; director, Wanuri Kahiu ; producer, Steven Markovitz ; writers Jenna Bass, Wanuri Kahiu
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from opening screens
  • A 2018 Kenyan drama film based on Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree"
  • Special features: Bonus short film: Hudson
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1054293030
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
850003924250
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1054293030
System details
DVD, all regions, NTSC, wide screen (2.40:1); 5.1 surround/2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rafiki. : Friend, A Big World Cinema/AfroBubbleGum production ; in co-production with MPM Film, Schortcut Films Ape&Bjørn, Rinkel Film, Razor Film ; in association with Tango Entertainment ; director, Wanuri Kahiu ; producer, Steven Markovitz ; writers Jenna Bass, Wanuri Kahiu
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from opening screens
  • A 2018 Kenyan drama film based on Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree"
  • Special features: Bonus short film: Hudson
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1054293030
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
850003924250
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1054293030
System details
DVD, all regions, NTSC, wide screen (2.40:1); 5.1 surround/2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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