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The Wound (Inxeba)

“A potent drama of sexual identity and divided loyalty” The New York Times

Friday 6 July 18:45 (sold out)

Xhosa with Thai/English subtitles

Adults: 300 THB
Students: 250 THB
Members: 240 THB

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The official entry into the Best Foreign Language Film race for South Africa is John Trengove’s multi-award winning The Wound (Inxeba).

Brimming with sex and violence, The Wound is an exploration of tradition and sexuality set amid South Africa’s Xhosa culture. Every year, the tribe’s young men are brought to the mountains of the Eastern Cape to participate in an ancient coming-of-age ritual. Xolani, a quiet and sensitive factory worker ( Nakhane Touré), is assigned to guide Kwanda (Niza Jay), a city boy from Johannesburg sent by his father to be toughened up, through this rite of passage into manhood.




About the film

Director: John Trengove
Country: South Africa
Year: 2017
Duration: 88 mins
Short Film: TBC