b. 1982, Lusaka, Zambia
Rungano Nyoni is an award-winning filmmaker born in Zambia and raised in Wales. Her 2017 feature film I Am Not A Witch, about a girl who is accused of being a witch and sentenced to live in a witch camp has been nominated for a BAFTA and won several British Independent Film Awards.
Nominated, BAFTA, Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
Nominated, Film Independent Spirit Awards, Best International Film
Winner, British Independent Film Awards, Best Director
Winner, British Independent Film Awards, Douglas Hickox Award
Winner, Jury Award, Tribeca Film Festival
Nominated, BAFTA, Best Short Film