"I am Not a Witch" Film from Zambia

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Prosser Public Library
Community Room

Event Details

A satirical feminist fairy tale set in present day Zambia.  When nine-year old Shula is accused of witchcraft, she is exiled to a witch camp run by Mr. Banda, a corrupt and inept government official.  Held by a white ribbon, Shula is told she will turn into a goat if she tries to escape.  As the only child witch, Shula quickly becomes a star and the adults around her exploit her supposed powers for financial gain.  Written and directed by Rungano Nyoni. 

93 minutes running time.  in English, Bemba, Nyalia and Tonga with English subtitles.

"A rush of originality, energy and ambition." ~ Sight & Sound
"Wickedly Smart." ~ Los Angeles Times
"One of the most striking debuts of the year." ~ Indiewire

See the film and stay for casual conversation afterward.  No registration necessary.

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Carol Lennig
(860) 243-9721 ext. 3558