Downtown Springfield Association
Moxie Cinema In Translation: "I Am Not A Witch"

Moxie Cinema In Translation: “I Am Not A Witch”

October, 4 2018 | 4:30 pm

305 S Campbell Ave Springfield, Missouri 65806
www.moxiecinema.com


“A fable-like story about a young African girl banished from her village for alleged witchcraft, it blends deadpan humor with light surrealism, vivid visuals and left-field musical choices.”
– Stephen Dalton, Hollywood Reporter
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Sunday, 9/30 – 3:15pm
Tuesday, 10/2 – 6:00pm
Thursday, 10/4 – 4:30pm

I Am Not a Witch is part of our In Translation series of recent foreign language films of note
* Zambia

Film Synopsis:
After a banal accident in her village, Shula, an eight-year-old girl, is accused of witchcraft. After a quick trial, she is found guilty and locked up in a witches’ camp.

Film Information:
Starring: Benfors ‘Wee Do, Boyd Banda, Kalundu Banda
Director: Rungano Nyoni
Language(s): English, Nyanja
Genre: Drama
Rating: NR
Running Time: 93 min.

Reviews:
“A magic realist fable set in present-day Zambia that has plenty to say about gender and superstition.”
– Anna Smith, Time Out

“It’s rare and exhilarating that a new filmmaker arrives on the scene so sure of herself and so willing to take bold, counter-intuitive chances.”
– Jessica Kiang, Variety

“A fable-like story about a young African girl banished from her village for alleged witchcraft, it blends deadpan humor with light surrealism, vivid visuals and left-field musical choices.”
– Stephen Dalton, Hollywood Reporter