Alister Burton

Critic

UK

Alister Burton is the Content executive and writer at World Cinema Guide.

I Am Not A Witch

Date: 03 Sep 2017 Category: TV/Film
9.0 Rating
As part of her research for her debut feature, I Am Not a Witch, Zambian-Welsh director Rungano Nyoni spent some time in real witch camps in Zambia and Ghana. These so-called ‘refuges’ for women who have been accused of witchcraft are, in truth, merely an insidious means of control for misogynistic, superstitious chiefs. Nyoni’s experiences have fed directly into I Am Not a Witch, which takes the rather surreal notion that women are toda ...