I Am Not a Witch

Great Britain, France, Germany, Zambia, 2017 / 93 min.


Director: Rungano Nyoni

Principal cast: Maggie Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Nancy Mulilo, Margaret Sipaneia

After a minor incident in her village, 9-year-old Shula is exiled to a travelling witch camp where she is told that if she tries to escape she will be transformed into a goat. As she navigates through her new life, she must decide whether to accept her fate or risk the consequences of seeking freedom.

— Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2017 - Directors' Fortnight - World premiere