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Women Visualizing Africa Film Series: Documentary: The Witches of Gambaga

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
5:00 AM
2435 North Quad, 105 South State Street

The Witches of Gambaga is the 2010 winner of “Best Documentary” at the Black International Film Festival and the 2nd prize winner for best documentary at the 2011 FESPACO.

This documentary deals with a community of women outlawed from society. Accused of witchcraft, they decide to talk about their condition as victims of a wide range of horrendous abuses, which many women are subjected to in the African context.
French w/ English subtitles.
Yaba Badoe is a Ghanaian-British documentary filmmaker and writer. A graduate of King’s College Cambridge, she worked as a civil servant in Ghana before becoming a General Trainee with the BBC.
For more information on the film and Bado visit Witches of Gambaga