Tag: Wanuri Kahiu

Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2019

Viola Davis taps Nnedi Okorafor, Wanuri Kahiu to adapt Octavia Butler’s ‘Wild Seed’ for Amazon!

It’s the biggest news this week in black popular culture: Viola Davis will help to adapt the first of Octavia ...

Bernard DayoMarch 18, 2019

We are excited that Wanuri Kahiu is set to direct ‘The Thing About Jellyfish’ for Universal

If you don’t know who Wanuri Kahiu is, shame on you. That said, she’s the Kenyan director whose lesbian love ...

Wilfred OkicheFebruary 6, 2019

#IFFR2019: Wanuri Kahiu’s Rafiki is vivid and technically accomplished

Editor’s Note:  Our in-house critic, Wilfred Okiche, was invited to the International Film Festival Rotterdam and is sending dispatches from ...

Bernard DayoNovember 20, 2018

Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu to direct ‘Covers,’ a romance movie set in Los Angeles’ music scene

2018 has been a year of milestones for Kenyan filmmaker, writer and director Wanuri Kahiu. Her lesbian film Rafiki was ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 21, 2018

Love wins! The High Court in Kenya has lifted the ban on lesbian movie ‘Rafiki’

In a lovely turn of events, the High Court in Kenya has lifted the ban imposed on Wanuri Kahiu’s lesbian ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 12, 2018

Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu is suing the Kenyan government and it’s all about the Oscars

Remember Wanuri Kahiu? How can you not!? The director whose lesbian film Rafiki was historic for being the first Kenyan ...

Bernard DayoJune 26, 2018

Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu invited to become member of Oscars Academy

It’s been a tumultuous 2018 for Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu, from making history at this year’s Cannes with her lesbian ...

Bernard DayoMay 18, 2018

Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu has signed a mega deal with The Gotham Group and we are excited

Not to sound clichéd but as they say: when one door closes, another opens! So is the case with award-winning ...

Bernard DayoApril 27, 2018

Wanuri Kahiu’s lesbian love story “Rafiki” now has a trailer!

Only recently, the news of Wanuri Kahiu’s debut film Rafiki made history as the first Kenyan feature film to debut ...

Bernard DayoApril 18, 2018

Wanuri Kahiu’s lesbian film “Rafiki” becomes Kenya’s first film to debut at Cannes

A feature film directed by award-winning producer and writer Wanuri Kahiu has made history by becoming the first Kenyan film ...

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