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|Date & Time:||
Friday, February 22, 2019
7:00 PM-8:45 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders|
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Preservation Worcester Park View Room
230 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609
|Cost:||General Admission $10 / Senior & Student $8.50|
|Description:||When eight-year-old Shula turns up alone and unannounced in a rural Zambian village, the locals are suspicious. A minor incident escalates to a full-blown witch trial, where she is found guilty and sentenced to life on a state-run witch camp. There, she is tethered to a long white ribbon and told that if she ever tries to run away, she will be transformed into a goat. As the days pass, Shula begins to settle into her new community, but a threat looms on the horizon. Soon she is forced to make a difficult decision whether to resign herself to life on the camp, or take a risk for freedom.
At times moving, often funny and occasionally surreal, I Am Not a Witch offers spellbinding storytelling with flashes of anarchic humor. Audacious and unforgettable, it showcases Rungano Nyoni as a fresh and fearless new voice in British film.
Entered by: Andy Grigorov
Created: January 30, 2019 at 7:28 PM
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