After a minor incident in her village, nine-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 white goat. As she navigates through her new life, she must decide whether to accept her fate or risk the consequences of seeking freedom.
Director / Writer: Rungano Nyoni grew up in Cardiff.
Awards: Nominated for BAFTA Film Award
Cast: Maggie Mulubwa, Nellie Munamonga, Dyna Mufuni, Nancy Murilo
Production Companies: Arte Prize, BFI Film Fund, Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée
Length: 98 mins
Date: 20 October 2017
Festivals: 2017 Cannes Film Festival
FILM HUB WALES PROJECTS
As part of a strategic Made In Wales project Pontio screened ‘I Am Not A Witch’ with a Q&A with the director as part of Watch Africa Festival. Click here for more information.