Keswick Film Club - White Shadow

Sunday 1st March 1:00 PM

White Shadow 

Director: Noaz Deshe Country: Tanzania
Cert: 15 Year: 2013 Length: 117 mins Language: Swahili
White Shadow

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Score: 59.26% Attendance: 34

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Synopsis

"Alias is a young albino boy growing up in the central African bush. He is the subject of taunting and also vulnerable to a terrible danger: the belief among witch doctors that the bodies of albinos offer magical powers. As a result ,many albinos are murdered or mutilated for the prize of a charmed body part. Bent on saving Alias from this ghastly fate, his mother entrusts him to her brother who runs a number of small businesses in the city. The waking nightmare of the African albino muti trade — whereby albinos are hunted for their supposedly restorative body parts — is a tricky subject to film without leaning too far in the directions of exploitation or exoticism, but artist-turned-filmmaker Noaz Desch’s staggering debut feature, 'White Shadow,' strikes the necessary balance with vision to burn." - Variety

The film will be followed by a discussion with Justine Atkinson of the Africa in Motion Festival

Thanks to Aya Distribution

Please note that this film is now showing at 1pm in The Theatre By The Lake and not 1pm at The Alhambra as stated in the programme.

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