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I am not a witch [electronic resource].

Nyoni, Rungano, (director,, screenwriter.). Grandmont, Juliette, (film producer.). Morgan, Emily (Film producer), (film producer.). Mulilo, Nancy, (actor.). Mulubwa, Margaret, (actor.). Phiri, Henry B.J., (actor.). Sipaneia, Margaret, (actor.). Kelly, Matt (Matthew James), (composer (expression)). Gallego, David, (director of photography.). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Margaret Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Nancy Mulilo, Margaret Sipaneia. (Cast).
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Film Movement series

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 93 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Film Movement, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Rungano Nyoni.
Participant or Performer Note:
Margaret Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Nancy Mulilo, Margaret Sipaneia.
Summary, etc.:
In her BAFTA award-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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Blessing and cursing > Zambia > Drama.
Girls > Zambia > Drama.
Witchcraft > Zambia > Drama.
Zambia > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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