I Am Not a Witch

Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2017

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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 white goat. As she navigates through her new life, she must decide whether to accept her fate or risk the consequences of seeking freedom.

A film by Rungano Nyoni

Zambia / France / UK / Germany, 2017, Fiction feature, 1h38, Drama

starring Henry Phiri, Margaret "Maggie" Mulubwa, Nancy Mulilo

Language:
english, bemba, nyanja, tonga

First Full-length film

Director
Rungano Nyoni

Screenplay
Rungano Nyoni

Image
David Gallego

Sound
Maiken Hansen, Olivier Dandre

Set decoration
Nathan Parker

Editing
George Cragg, Yann Dedet, Thibault Hague


Cast
Gloria Huwiler... Tourist
Travers Merrill... Farmer
Maggie Mulubwa... Shula
Chileshe Kalimamukwento... Witness
Henry B.J. Phiri... Mr. Banda
Dyna Mufuni... Leader
Nancy Murilo... Charity
Ritah Mubanga... Sequinned Witch
Nellie Munamonga... Police Officer


Production
Clandestine Films
10 bis, rue bisson
75020 Paris - France
+33 1 43 58 28 66
jg@clandestine-films.fr

Soda Pictures
17 Blossom Street
E1 6PL Londres - Royaume-Uni
+44 020 7377 1407
emily@sodapictures.com

Coproduction
Unafilm - Allemagne

Ventes à l'étranger / Foreign sales
Kinology
30, rue Moret
75011 Paris - France
+33 9 51 47 43 44
gmelin@kinology.eu

Publicist
Monica Donati
monica.donati@mk2.com


2017 | The Director's Fortnight / La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2017, Cannes, France
* Première Mondiale / World Premiere
* Screening: Théâtre Croisette Thursday may 25th : 8:45 am, 6:45 pm
* Screening: Cinéma Les Arcades salle 1 Friday may 26th : 11:30 am
* Screening: Studio 13 Friday may 26th : 10 pm
www.quinzaine-realisateurs.com/qz_film/i-am-not-a-witch/


2014 | Festival del Film Locarno
* Selection (film projects): Open Doors
* Open Doors Grant (20'000 CHF)
* Prix ARTE International Open Doors (6'000 EUR)
www.pardolive.ch/en/pardo/professionals/press/Press-release/Annunciati-i-premi-Open-Doors-2014

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