French & Lingala w/English subtitles
Kim Nguyen’s harrowing film tells the story of a 12-year-old Central African girl (Rachel Mwanza) abducted by a rebel army and forced to commit unspeakable acts as a child soldier. Winner of the Best Actress prize at Berlin in 2012, Mwanza delivers an extraordinary performance as Komona. Heartfelt and helplessly moving, War Witch (Rebelle) guides us through the harsh world of a young girl whose circumstances are tragic, yet whose story is one of formidable courage and unquenchable hope.
Academy Award Nominated: Best Foreign Language Film (Canada).
- Friday February 15, 2013 at 9:00PM
- Tuesday February 19, 2013 at 9:15PM
- Thursday February 21, 2013 at 7:00PM
- Saturday February 23, 2013 at 4:00PM
This screening is part of the larger thematic series:
- Canada's Top Ten