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I Am Not a Witch

I Am Not a Witch

by Rungano Nyoni

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I Am Not a Witch: The ordeal of a young African girl set against the tone of satire

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I Am Not a Witch: The ordeal of a young African girl set against the tone of satire

CANNES 2017: Rungano Nyoni bewitches the Croisette with her debut feature film, a tragic tale which is portrayed magnificently in which the absurd easily moves us to tears 

“I was interested in how difficult it is to break away from the rules”

Interview: Rungano Nyoni • Director

“I was interested in how difficult it is to break away from the rules”

We spoke to Rungano Nyoni about her feature debut, I Am Not a Witch, which is unspooling at the London Film Festival after premiering at Cannes 

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international title: I Am Not a Witch
original title: I Am Not a Witch
country: United Kingdom, France, Germany
sales agent: Kinology
year: 2017
directed by: Rungano Nyoni
screenplay: Rungano Nyoni
cast: Gloria Huwiler, Maggie Mulubwa, Nellie Munamonga, Dyna Mufuni, Nancy Murilo, Ritah Mubanga, Henry B.J. Phiri, Chileshe Kalimamukwento, Travers Merrill

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Cannes Film Festival 2017
Directors' Fortnight
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