Saturday, June 4th at 5pm
Pioneer Theater - 155 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and B
Advance tickets for Saturday, June 4 at 5pm can be purchased at:
PLEASE buy tickets well in advance -- seating is extremely limited!
Allison Berg - Director/Producer
Frank Keraudren - Co-Producer/Editor
Andy Markham - Music
Kindly forward to your friends in the NYC area - thank you!
WITCHES IN EXILE
*Winner of the Special Jury Award at the 2004 SXSW Film Festival*
In Ghana, women accused of witchcraft are torn from their families and
banished to isolated "witch villages." This film follows accused
witches through their daily struggle to survive in the Kukuo Witches
Camp in Northern Ghana. As government agencies attempt to abolish
this age-old tradition, these women find themselves caught between
their society's deeply rooted beliefs and its drive toward
modernization. WITCHES IN EXILE captures a country at a dramatic and
"stunning" - Chicago Reader
"A brilliant documentary... winner of SXSW's Special Jury Award for a
Documentary Feature, the film and its award are a testament to Berg's
skill as a filmmaker..."
- Laura Nathan, The Independent
"eye-opening" - Wendy Mitchell, Indiewire
"shocking and tragic... Witches in Exile is a remarkable example of
happen when ignorance, poverty and superstition are allowed to fester"
- Merle Bertrand, Film Threat
"lucid and fascinating...Berg packs her vivid and compelling film with
- Robert Keser, Bright Lights Film Journal