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Friday Film: I Am Not A Witch

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. Not Rated. In English and Nyanja with English subtitles. 93 minutes.

 

Date:
Friday, January 11, 2019 Show more dates
Time:
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Lower Level Program Room
Audience:
  Adults     Seniors  
Categories:
  Adult events  

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