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I Am Not a Witch

 
 
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Dir. Dieudo Hamadi | 2014, 92min
With Youssouf Djaoro, Diouc Koma, Emile Abossolo M’Bo
In French and Arabic with English subtitles

A darkly comic fable set in contemporary Zambia, Rungano Nyoni’s acclaimed debut feature is a bold satire of the often contradictory nature of traditional beliefs and modern culture. After a minor incident in her village, nine-year-old Shula (Mulubwa) is exiled to a traveling witch camp where she is told that if she tries to escape she will be transformed into a goat. As she navigates her new life, Shula must decide between accepting her fate or risking the consequences of seeking freedom.

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