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“sublime but harrowing meditation on the secret conflicts between traditional masculinity and modern love among the amaXhosa"

ScreenAnarchy

DATE: 14 Mar 2018

TIME: 7:00 p

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

UNCLASSIFIED  18+

Original Title Inxeba

Year  2017

Country  South Africa

Language Xhosa & Afrikaans with English subtitles

Director  John Trengove

Screenwriters John Trengove, Thando Mgqolozana, Malusi Bengu

Cast  Nakhane Touré, Bongile Mantsai

SYNOPSIS

Xolani, a lonely factory worker, joins the men of his community in the mountains of the Eastern Cape to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. When a de ant initiate from the city discovers his best kept secret, Xolani’s entire existence begins to unravel.

Genre  Feature, Drama

Run Time  88min

 

Awards & Screenings

Sundance 2017

Source  IC/OT Entertainment