WITCHES (Tribeca 2024) – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Filmmaker Elizabeth Sankey’s Witches uses the visual language of the on-screen witch to talk about her own very personal experience of motherhood and psychological collapse. The cultural history of the witch is one that has, across the years, offered a complex and at times contradictory vision of both idealized and demonized womanhood; a figure of strength and independence at times, that same power is often the very same thing that finds her excluded, feared and mocked.

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