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Kenya Lifts Ban on Lesbian Love Tale, in Time for Oscar Nominations

A Kenyan court on Friday temporarily lifted a ban on the movie Rafiki. Justice Wilfrida Okwany said that during a seven-day period, the film, a lesbian love story produced in Kenya, can be screened to willing adults. The ruling means that Rafiki will be eligible for Oscar consideration as the best foreign-language film. Kenya's Film and Classification Board banned Rafiki in April, just hours before it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in France.   Directed by Wanuri Kahiu,...

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