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★★★☆☆
First run Theater cinema
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Kahiu’s lyrical tale of two Kenyan girls who fall in love despite their conservative society and the rivalry of their families, recalls many queer American indies of the '90. Specificities of time, place, and culture adorn and enhance the familiar narrative.
Directed by Wanuri Kahiu
Produced by Steven Markovitz

Written by Wanuri Kahiu and Jenna Cato Bass
Based on the short story "Jambula Tree" by Monica Arac de Nyeko

With: Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati, Nice Githinji, Charlie Karumi, Muthoni Gathecha, Vitalis Waweru, Mellen Aura, Leila Weema, and Jimmy Gathu

Cinematography: Christopher Wessels
Editing: Isabelle Dedieu and Ronelle Loots

Runtime: 83 min
Release Date: 19 April 2019
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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