12th International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh 2019

Witch Hunt

(English)

United States | 22 | Drama | 2018 | Short Film (Live Action) | English

A folktale set in a West African village; a teenage girl hunts down a hunchback boy and is forced to decide whether or not to follow an old superstition. A folktale set in a West African village; a teenage girl hunts down a hunchback boy and is forced to decide whether or not to follow an old superstition.

বাংলা

একটি পশ্চিম আফ্রিকার গ্রামে একটি লোকগল্প প্রচলিত আছে, যে একটি কিশোরী মেয়ে একটি কুজো ছেলে শিকার করে এবং একটি পুরানো কুসংস্কার অনুসরণ করবে কিনা সেই সিদ্ধান্ত নিতে বাধ্য করে।

Mr. Solomon Onita

Solomon Onita Jr., an award-winning writer/director, greatly influenced by both his Nigerian heritage and his American upbringing. Solomon uses a blend of both worlds to tell stories from a first-generation perspective, allowing him to expose audiences to the voices of a community rarely heard from in the mainstream films. Solomon is an alumnus of the University of Texas at Arlington, and of Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television, where he received an MFA in Film & Television.

Filmography: Astorgos (2012) JOY (2015) Witch Hunt (2016) Two Hand Touch (2017)

Screening Schedule

  • 7 Mar
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Shawkat Osman Hall

    Central Public Library, Shahbag

Credits and Casts

Director
Solomon Onita Jr
Story
Solomon Onita Jr
Script/Screenplay
Solomon Onita Jr
Editor
Solomon Onita Jr
Producer
Jake Sheets, Mike Sitnikov, Hazar Eskandar
Cinematographer
Mike Buchbauer
Leading Casts
Jessica Obilom, Abraham Adesoye, Polycarp “MCPC” Akhigbe, Dele Ogundiran, Chet Bashari Anekwe