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International Film Series“I am Not a Witch”(NR)
September 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pmFree – $10
The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will join us as we explore and enjoy our world though great cinema.
When 8-year-old Shula turns up alone in a rural Zambian village, the locals are suspicious. A minor incident escalates to a full-blown witch trial where she is quickly found guilty and sentenced to a state-run witch camp. As the days pass, Shula begins to settle into her new community, but a threat looms on the horizon that forces a difficult decision. This is a satirical and provocative film by Zambian-born director Rungago Nyoni. It is her first feature film. In English, Nyanja and Tonga with English subtitles.
All films will be shown Tuesdays at 2 p.m. at the Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd.,Ocala, and at 7 p.m. at the College of Central Florida, 3001 S.W. College Road, Building 8, Room 110. Films at the Ocala Campus are free and open to the public. Films at the Appleton are free to all museum and film series members; nonmembers pay museum admission. Films may contain mature content.