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Hull Independent Cinema: I AM NOT A WITCH

23/11/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:35 pm

£6 – £7

Hull Independent Cinema presents: I AM NOT A WITCH
Rungano Nyoni | 2017 | UK / France | Cert 12A | 98 mins

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After a minor incident in her village, nine-year-old Shula is exiled to a travelling witch camp where she is told that if she tries to escape she will be transformed into a white goat. As she navigates through her new life, she must decide whether to accept her fate or risk the consequences of seeking freedom.

I AM NOT A WITCH | Rungano Nyoni | 2017 | UK / France | Cert 12A | 98 mins

Set in Zambia, the birthplace of writer-director Rungano Nyoni, I AM NOT A WITCH revolves around a 9 year old girl, Shula, who is accused of witchcraft. Shula is the first child to be taken to a travelling witch camp, where she is tethered to a spool with a ribbon. She is told that should she cut the ribbon and attempt to escape, she will be cursed and transformed into a goat. Over time Shula begins to long for freedom. Forced to decide whether to accept her fate as a witch, Shula ignites a rebellion within the camp. I AM NOT A WITCH stars newcomer Maggie Mulubwa, and is the first feature film from Nyoni, whose short films have earned her multiple awards and a BAFTA nomination.

Starring Gloria Huwiler, Chileshe Kalimamukwento, Travers Merrill

Winner, Best Film, Africa International Film Festival; Nominated for 12 British Independent Film Awards; Nominated, Golden Camera Award, Cannes Film Festival

“A fiercely original satire full of social comment, deadpan laughs and striking images.” – Jamie Graham, Total Film

“A winningly original and stylistically fresh debut feature…the birth of a significant new screen voice.” – Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter

I AM NOT A WITCH is rated 12A. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).


Programme details

Vue Cinema is open all day, so why not come along early to grab a drink and a snack? Doors to the screening room usually open around ten minutes before the performance starts.

7:30pm: Programme starts

9:35pm: Programme ends

The programme run time includes an allowance for introductions and trailers. This may vary and in some cases the film will begin immediately after a short introduction. While we will endeavour to accommodate latecomers, this may not always be possible. Please note that we reserve the right to refuse entry, without a refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised programme start time.

Tickets terms and conditions

If any tickets remain unsold they can be purchased on the door on the night of the screening, but we strongly advise buying in advance. Advance tickets must be purchased; we cannot reserve tickets.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. We reserve the right to refuse admission, without refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised start time.

If you purchase a membership or student ticket your membership card/student ID MUST be presented along with your ticket on the door when you come to a film. If you do not have your membership card/student ID we reserve the right to charge an additional £1 for your ticket.

** Please note: Tickets are not available via the Vue Box Office and are not included in Vue’s £4.99 ticket deal. Tickets available from Hull Box Office or on the door only. 


7:30 pm - 9:35 pm
£6 – £7
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Hull Independent Cinema


Vue Hull Princes Quay
Top Deck, Princes Quay Shopping Centre
Hull, HU1 2PQ United Kingdom
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