British-Zambian director Rungano Nyoni, will premiere her feature debut “I Am Not a Witch.” as part of the 20 film line up for the Directors Fortnight.
The Film4 title was backed for development and production by the BFI Film Fund’s Network programme, a first feature by director Rungano Nyoni. I Am Not a Witch, set in present day Africa, tells the story of a nine-year-old girl growing up in an African village who is exiled to a witch camp in the desert and told she will turn into a goat if she tries to escape. Cannes runs from May 17–28 2017
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