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Tues 13th Mar/Weds 21st Mar 7.30pm
In a remote Zambian village, 9-year-old Shula is accused of being a witch and given the choice to accept her role, tethered to a tree, or be turned into a sacrificial goat.
Choosing to attend ‘witch camp’ she becomes a tourist attraction in the control of a corrupt local official, paraded on TV chat shows for his profit.
This acclaimed film is a satirical allegory for societies where women are powerless in the face of ignorance, corruption and misogyny.
Cert 12A. In English. 92 mins.
Ventnor Film Society meets in Ventnor Arts Club, 13 High Street, Ventnor, which offers comfy chairs and HD projection.
To be sure of a place, please reserve a seat by emailing [email protected], but local viewers can always take a chance and turn up on the night.
Screenings mostly take place fortnightly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7.30pm (look out for exceptions).
Entrance is £6, with under 25s enjoying a discount of £3, payable at the door and the bar is open from 6.30pm.
Parking in Central Car Park or in Grove Rd, free from 6pm.
Bus No. 3 from Boots in Ventnor High St.
EVERYONE WELCOME - NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED