War Witch (Canada)

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(Award given to the director)

DIRECTOR: Kim Nguyen


A poignant and harrowing portrait of Komona, a 14-year-old girl who has been kidnapped from her African village by rebels to become a child soldier. She escapes from the camp with a fellow child soldier and experiences for the very first time the joys of a peaceful and loving life, but a fresh tragedy will force her to confront and fight the ghosts haunting her mind.