In Take 2 we've asked some of our favourite friends across our film and creative communities to pick a film that’s available to watch online (on free or paid services) and tell us in two minutes or less what they love about it.
In this edition filmmaker Santilla Chingaipe shares her film recommendations here. See below for details about the films and which streaming services to watch these on.
Arranged to marry a rich man, young Ada is crushed when her true love goes missing at sea during a migration attempt -- until a miracle reunites them.
2019 | 106 min |France, Senegal, Belgium
Director: Mati Diop
Language: Wolof, French, Arabic with English subtitles and English
In her BAFTA award-winning debut feature, Rungano Nyoni crafts a satiric feminist fairy-tale set in present-day Zambia. When 9-year old orphan Shula is accused of witchcraft, she is exiled to a witch camp run by Mr. Banda, a corrupt and inept government official.
2017 | 92 min | UK, France, Germany, Zambia
Director: Rungano Nyoni
Language: English and Nyanja, Bemba,Tonga with English subtitles