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WAR WITCH
100 mins. | Rated NR
WAR WITCH
 
 
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An Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, WAR WITCH tells the story of Komona, a young girl kidnapped by African rebels at the age of 12 and forced to fight against the government. When her ability to see ghosts in the trees makes her a favorite of the supreme leader of the rebels, Komona decides to escape the violent rebels. Working over a 10 year period using nonprofessional actors, director Kim Nguyen weaves true stories of child soldiers with footage from the Democratic Republic of Congo to create a poignant film which exudes visceral energy and emotional power.
 

Directed by
Kim Nguyen

Written By
Kim Nguyen

Cast Includes
Rachel Mwanza, Alain Lino Mic Eli Bastien, Serge Kanyinda

 

Awards
Academy Award nominee Best Foreign Language Film
Tribeca Film Festival Best Narrative Feature, Best Actress winner
Top 5 Foreign Lanuage Films of the Year: National Board of Review

Language
French and Lingala with English subtitles

Official Site
www.warwitch-film.com


 


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