BANNED! Outlaws - Hybrid Film Talk

Film still from Martin Scorses's The Last Temptation of Christ aside a still from the Kenyan film Rafiki

February 9, 2022


Week 5 of BANNED! will focus on Martin Scorsese’s controversial film The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) and Wanuri Kahiu’s Rafiki (2018), a Kenyan film banned in its home country for its positive depiction of lesbian romance.

Rafiki screens at the SIFF Film Center on February 8 in advance of this SIFF Film Talk.

This SIFF Film Talk will be presented in person at the SIFF Film Center and livestreamed via Zoom. Purchase a ticket below for either in-person attendance at the Film Center or for livestream access. You may also purchase a full series pass for access to all BANNED! Film Talks and screenings.


Wednesday, February 9, 2022
7:00–9:00pm PT
$25 Sustainer | $15 Regular | $10 SIFF member
SIFF Film Center (live) and livestreamed via Zoom Webinar. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to passholders and virtual ticket purchasers shortly before the scheduled event.

John Trafton


John Trafton is a Lecturer in Film Studies at Seattle University and the author of "The American Civil War and The Hollywood War Film." Visit his website.