Following a banal incident in her local village, 9-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she’s found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp in the middle of a desert. At the camp she takes part in an initiation ceremony where she’s shown the rules surrounding her new life as a witch. Like the other residents, Shula is tied to a ribbon which is attached to a coil that perches in a large tree. She’s told that should she ever cut the ribbon, she’ll be cursed and transformed into a goat.
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Born in Lusaka, Zambia and grew up in Wales. She graduated from Central Saint Martins School of the Arts in London with a Masters in Acting in 2009. Although she studied acting, she was always more interested in directing and started making short films. One of these, The List (2009) earned her a Bafta Cymru Award. Nyoni was accepted into Cannes’ Cinéfondation residence in 2013. Here she worked on her first feature film I Am Not a Witch (2017).
Filmography: I Am Not a Witch (2017), Listen (curt, 2014), Nordic Factory (film col·lectiu, 2014), Mwansa The Great (curt, 2011), The List (curt, 2009)