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


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  • Host Department: Comparative Literature
  • Date: 02/14/2012
  • Time: 04:00PM - 06:00PM

  • Location: 2435 North Quad, 105 South State Street

  • Description: 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