BIFF 2018: 26. september - 4. oktober
Internasjonal fiksjon

I Am Not a Witch

ORIGINAL TITLE:
I Am Not a Witch
Frankrike / Storbritannia / Zambia / 2017 / 1 t. 30 min.
LANGUAGE:
engelsk/Chewa / Nyanja
UNDERTEKSTER:
engelsk
CAST:
Gloria Huwiler, Chileshe Kalimamukwento, Travers Merrill, Ritah Mubanga, Dyna Mufuni
DIRECTOR:
Rungano Nyoni
WRITER:
Rungano Nyoni
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
David Gallego
PRODUCER:
Juliette Grandmont, Emily Morgan
Live at the witch trials

After a minor altercation with a neighbour, nine year old Shula is accused of being a witch and sent to live in a camp with other witches, where they are forced to do manual labour while Western tourists observe them like animals in a zoo. With her remarkable debut feature director Rungano Nyoni has created a complex satire of the societal structures that allow for this peculiar intersection of misogyny and superstition. I AM NOT A WITCH is a beautiful and haunting vision of modern-day Zambia.

 

Rungano Nyoni

Rungano Nyoni (Zambia, 1982) I AM NOT A WITCH is her first feature.

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