I Am Not a Witch

Friday, October 26 | 5:30 pm 

Saturday, October 27 | 5:30 pm 

Sunday, October 28 | 2 pm

“In her BAFTA awarding-winning debut feature, Rungano Nyoni crafts a satiric feminist fairy-tale set in present-day Zambia. When 9-year old orphan Shula is accused of witchcraft, she is exiled to a witch camp run by Mr. Banda, a corrupt and inept government official. Tied to the ground by a white ribbon, Shula is told that she will turn into a goat if she tries to escape. As the only child witch, Shula quickly becomes a local star and the adults around her exploit her supposed powers for financial gain. Soon she is forced to make a difficult decision – whether to resign herself to life on the camp, or take a risk for freedom. A hit at over 50 international festivals, I Am Not a Witch is a must-see for anyone interested in new African Cinema and contemporary female filmmakers.” -Film Movement

Director Rungano Nyoni | 2017 | In Nyanja and English with English subtitles | 93 minutes | NR | DCP 


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