Tola Ositelu

Critic

Nigeria

Tola Ositelu is a contributing writer for Afropean Magazine - Part of The Guardian Newpaper's Africa Network. Exploring Black European Arts, Culture & Aesthetics

I Am Not A Witch

Date: 03 Sep 2017 Category: TV/Film
10.0 Rating
Taciturn orphan Shula (Maggie Malubwa) is hauled before the police in a remote Zambian village, accused of practising witchcraft. The evidence is scant. Owing to her quiet demeanour, locals have attributed random petty incidents and bad dreams to her apparent malevolence. Little Shula is banished to a countryside compound where much older alleged witches are also confined. The other detainees take a maternal interest in the newest arrival. Unable ...