The next film of the new season at the Friends of Rock Road Library’s Film Club is on Wednesday, 14 November – 6.30 p.m. for 7.00 p.m.
The screening is ‘I am not a Witch‘ (2017, 1h 33 min).
I am not a Witch is a poignant, if often inexplicable and exasperating, debut from Zambian-born Welsh director Rungano Nyoni. Equally strange and alluring, the movie tells the story of the nine-year-old orphan girl, Shula, played by Maggie Mulubwa, who is identified as a witch by the local community and banished to a government-run camp. Through her telling of the story, Nyoni delivers a scathing comment on dogma, prejudice and corruption in Zambia. Shula’s farcical tale is told in a deadpan style, with many events remaining unexplained. But the debut is strikingly original and easy to admire, especially from a distance.
Please join us – just e-mail us to reserve a place (admission £7.50).