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I Am Not a Witch

Francine Stock talks to Rungano Nyoni, director of I Am Not a Witch, and looks at some lost films of African cinema, including a silent movie from 1915.

Francine Stock talks to Rungano Nyoni, the Welsh/Zambian director of I Am Not a Witch, about the surreal adventures of a young girl accused of witchcraft.

Francine discusses newly discovered movies from Africa, including a silent drama from 1915, which form a season called Africa's Lost Classics, curated by Lizelle Bisschoff, who explains why we rarely get to see films from that continent.

Comedian Rosemary Fletcher tries to work out why so many brilliant female characters end up playing the side-kick to the mediocre male lead.

Dina is an award-winning documentary about a couple on the autism spectrum who try to make a new life for themselves after she survived a violent attack. Director Dan Sickles explains how he crafted a 100 minute documentary out of 550 hours of material.

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Africa’s Lost Classics

Find out more at Africa In Motion

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest Rungano Nyoni
Interviewed Guest Lizelle Bisschoff
Interviewed Guest Rosemary Fletcher
Interviewed Guest Dan Sickles

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The Scary Film Quiz

The Scary Film Quiz

Can you figure out the scary film's name from just a brief description of a famous scene?

The Ridley Tricky Alien Quiz

The Ridley Tricky Alien Quiz

In space, no one can hear you get all the answers wrong.

Mars in the Movies Quiz

Mars in the Movies Quiz

How well do you know the films featuring the red planet?

Try our First Lines Quiz

Try our First Lines Quiz

How well do you know the opening lines to iconic films? Test your knowledge here.

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