Kenya bans film about two gay lovers branding it 'an affront to culture and identity' and 'demeaning of Christianity'

Kenya bans film about two gay lovers branding it 'an affront to culture and identity' and 'demeaning of Christianity'



The Kenyan Government has banned a film about two gay lovers branding the movie an 'affront to culture and identity' and 'demeaning of Christianity'.


The Kenya Film Classification Board on Thursday September 23, said the documentary was 'unacceptable and an affront to [the] culture and identity of the deeply Christian country which has long criminalised homosexuality.


Directed by a Kenyan filmmaker, 'I Am Samuel' depicts a romantic relationship between two men living in Nairobi and has aroused the ire of the country's censors for promoting 'same-sex marriage as an acceptable way of life'.


The authorities said the documentary sought to propagate 'values that are in dissonance with our constitution, culture values and norms'.Latest Post
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