Katie Hogan

Critic

UK

I am a writer, filmmaker and film blogger. I have written for Flamingo Magazine, Curzon Film Blog and regularly contribute to VultureHound magazine. My main interests are art, film festivals, comics, photography, theatre, cinema, detective novels, coffee, mugs and seals .

I Am Not A Witch

Date: 03 Sep 2017 Category: TV/Film
8.0 Rating
When witchcraft is talked about or mentioned, horror, Halloween and even the witch trials come to mind. Yet witchcraft is still used in modern societies, whether as authority or as a form of entertainment or both. Director Rungano Nyoni’s I Am Not a Witch focuses on a travelling witch camp in Zambia and in particular 9 year old Shula. After being accused of witchcraft she is given a choice, to become part of the group or to be turned into a goa ...