Upcoming events at The Exchange, Twickenham.
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*SUSPENDED* Richmond Film Society Presents ‘Rafiki’£3 – £5
Rafiki (Kenya, 2018)
31 March @ 8:00pm
£5 (£3 full-time students). RFS members go free.
A tender love story between two young women in Nairobi and the pressures they face from their families and society at large. Initially banned by the country’s film classification board (homosexuality is illegal in Kenya), the film became a cinematic cause célèbre in Kenya and internationally and went on to win multiple awards.
- Rating: 12A
- Directed by Wanuri Kahiu
- Written by Wanuri Kahiu, Jenna Cato Bass
- Runtime: 83 minutes
Full time students: £3
Free to RFS members.
Non-member tickets are £5 (full-time students £3). Tickets can be purchased in advance from The Exchange’s Box Office (in person or by telephone on 020 8240 2399) or online at http://exchangetwickenham.co.uk/events/ (subject to a cap of 70). To ensure that you secure a ticket, pre-booking via The Exchange is recommended. A further 40 or 50 tickets will be available to purchase on the door on the night of the screening (cash only) on a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis.
About Richmond Film Society
Richmond Film Society was formed in 1963 and has since screened over 800 films. Our objective is to bring our community the very best in World Cinema. Our seasons run from
September to June and attract an aggregate audience of over 4,000 attendees.
Films are shown at 8.00pm sharp on alternate Tuesdays (no trailers and no ads) and are screened at The Exchange. On screening nights, the Bar is open from 7.00pm and remains open after the film. Drinks can be taken into the auditorium and coffee, tea and snacks are also available. Film notes are provided for each screening and audience feedback is obtained via response slips.