Directed by Wanuri Kahiu
Produced by Steven Markovitz
Co-produced by Marie-Pierre Macia, Claire Gadéa, Georges Schoucair, Ruben Thorkildsen, Verona Meier, Reinier Selen, Gerhard Meixner, Roman Paul, Wanuri Kahiu, Tamsin Ranger
Written by Wanuri Kahiu, Jenna Cato Bass
82 mins
South Africa, Kenya, France, Lebanon, Norway, Netherlands



“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but 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.

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World Premiere, Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival, 2018

Official Selection, Another View, Karlovy Vary Internatinal Film Festival, 2018

Official Selection, BFI London Film Festival, 2018

Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival, 2018