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Awards

BAFTA Awards 2018

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
Rungano Nyoni
Emily Morgan

Adelaide Film Festival 2017

Winner
International Feature Award
Best Feature
Rungano Nyoni (director)

"As an International Jury we faced a surprising and compelling selection of films and filmmakers ... More

"As an International Jury we faced a surprising and compelling selection of films and filmmakers from around the world. The Jury found a unique and bold quality with I Am Not A Witch. Based on its originality it was surprising, funny and compelling. It is a bold debut feature from a director with her singular vision. We are excited to celebrate the work of a bright new talent."


AFI Fest 2017

Nominee
Audience Award
New Auteurs
Rungano Nyoni

Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) 2017

Winner
Feature Film Competition
Best Feature Film
Rungano Nyoni (director)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2019

Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Rungano Nyoni

British Independent Film Awards 2017

Winner
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Rungano Nyoni
Breakthrough Producer
Emily Morgan
Winner
Douglas Hickox Award
Rungano Nyoni
Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best British Independent Film
Best Actress
Maggie Mulubwa
Best Screenplay
Rungano Nyoni
Best Debut Screenwriter
Rungano Nyoni
Best Cinematography
David Gallego
Best Costume Design
Holly Rebecca
Best Make Up & Hair Design
Julene Paton
Best Music
Matthew James Kelly
Best Production Design
Nathan Parker
Best Sound
Maiken Hansen

Cannes Film Festival 2017

Nominee
Golden Camera
Rungano Nyoni

Chlotrudis Awards 2019

Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Buried Treasure

CinEuphoria Awards 2019

Nominee
CinEuphoria
Best Screenplay - International Competition
Rungano Nyoni

Cleveland International Film Festival 2018

Nominee
New Direction Competition
Rungano Nyoni
Nominee
ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman
Direction
Rungano Nyoni

CPH PIX 2017

Nominee
New Talent Grand PIX
Rungano Nyoni

Cyprus Film Days International Festival 2018

Winner
Glocal Images
Best Film Award
Rungano Nyoni (director)
Best Director Award
Rungano Nyoni (director)
Winner
Jury Prize
Student Jury Award
Rungano Nyoni (director)

Evening Standard British Film Awards 2018

Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Malone Souliers Award for Breakthrough of the Year
Rungano Nyoni (director)

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2018

Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best International Film
Rungano Nyoni

Hawaii Film Critics Society 2019

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Foreign Language Film

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2018

Nominee
ALFS Award
Breakthrough British/Irish Filmmaker of the Year
Rungano Nyoni

London Film Festival 2017

Nominee
Sutherland Award
First Feature Competition
Rungano Nyoni

Milwaukee Film Festival 2018

Nominee
Hertzfeld Competition Award
Rungano Nyoni

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival 2018

Nominee
Emerging Filmmaker Award
Rungano Nyoni

Molodist International Film Festival 2018

Nominee
Scythian Deer
Best Feature Film
Rungano Nyoni

Mumbai Film Festival 2017

Winner
International Competition
Special Mention
Rungano Nyoni
Nominee
International Competition
Golden Gateway Award
Rungano Nyoni

Munich Film Festival 2017

Nominee
CineVision Award
Best Film By An Emerging Director
Rungano Nyoni

National Film Awards, UK 2018

Nominee
National Film Award
Best Drama
Emily Morgan (producer)
Juliette Grandmont (producer)
Rungano Nyoni (director)

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2017

Nominee
Silver Méliès Award
Best European Fantastic Feature Film
Rungano Nyoni

Oak Cliff Film Festival 2018

Winner
Grand Jury Prize
Best Narrative Feature
Rungano Nyoni

San Francisco International Film Festival 2018

Nominee
Golden Gate Award
New Director
Rungano Nyoni

Sarasota Film Festival 2018

Winner
Jury Prize
Narrative Feature
Rungano Nyoni

Satellite Awards 2019

Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, International Film
United Kingdom

Stockholm Film Festival 2017

Winner
Best Directorial Debut
Rungano Nyoni

"For its bracingly unique style and story, a film that exposes its viewers to heretofore unforeseen... More

"For its bracingly unique style and story, a film that exposes its viewers to heretofore unforeseen settings and characters with a stunning clarity of vision. An unforgettable debut which tackles issues of female repression and exploitation with both off-kilter humor and devastating pathos."

Nominee
Bronze Horse
Best Film
Rungano Nyoni

Titanic International Film Festival 2018

Winner
Breaking Waves Award
Rungano Nyoni

Vues d'Afrique Film Festival 2018

Winner
Jury Prize
Best Feature Film
Rungano Nyoni (director)

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