Parliament 'notes' temporary unbanning of Inxeba

2018-03-06 22:40

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications says it will await a final decision on the rating of the film Inxeba, following the proceedings to review its age restriction at the Gauteng North High Court on 28 March.

SA returns to apartheid-era censorship with the 'banning' of Inxeba

2018-03-06 10:47

Censorship, one of the insidious strategies used by the apartheid government, has made an ominous comeback in South Africa with the recent X18 classification of the award-winning film Inxeba, writes Liani Maasdorp.

Inxeba producers file urgent interdict following X18 classification

2018-02-27 10:12

Following the Film and Publication Board Appeals Tribunal statement of its reasons for reclassifying the film The Wound, the film’s producers have filed an urgent interdict.

Inxeba producer on X18 classification: We are obviously disappointed

2018-02-14 16:17

The Film and Publication Board’s Appeal Tribunal overturned the classification of the multiple award-winning South African film, Inxeba (The Wound).

OPINION: Inxeba and the secrets it reveals about us

2018-02-09 14:56

There are some secrets that can’t be kept. In these occurrences we have to consider deeply the role of the outsider, its history of violence and how they interact with our sacred spaces, writes Xabiso Vili.

The Oscar nomination you didn’t hear about

2018-01-28 17:00

South Africans felt a little deflated this week when Oscar-shortlisted local film Inxeba (The Wound) didn’t get a nomination for best foreign language film. But there’s another titbit of Oscar news that might cheer you up.

Nakhane’s conquering the world

2017-10-22 14:00

Going where others dare not tread has earned the artist international acclaim.

Xhosa initiation film Inxeba (The Wound) selected as South Africa’s Oscars bid

2017-10-01 09:56

Controversial Xhosa film Inxeba is chosen by NFVF committee to compete for a spot in the ­foreign language category at next year’s Academy Awards.

'No secrets revealed on Inxeba movie' - producer

2017-08-22 10:48

The movie Inxeba (The Wound) does not reveal any secrets, the filmmakers have said.


No, Inxeba isn't a disrespectful gay sex romp

2018-03-06 12:15

The protests against Inxeba are a pathological symptom of an ingrained ideological fallacy: they assume that Xhosa society is an organic whole, united in expression and identity, writes Wamuwi Mbao.

No tears for Inxeba

2018-02-28 09:08

If a man sees danger and still walks towards it, it is common cause that those who are watching will not cry over his injuries.

Inxeba reclassification angers Right2Know

2018-02-16 18:25

The Right2Know Campaign described the Film and Publication Board's decision to reclassify the award-winning film Inxeba as homophobic censorship.

‘I’m a Xhosa man, I’ve been to the mountain’ – Inxeba’s Nakhane Touré

2018-02-11 11:17

The controversy around The Wound, which was released at local cinemas recently, has not died down, even weeks after its premiere.

Chiefs vow to can Inxeba countrywide

2018-02-04 07:46

Eastern Cape traditional leaders have vowed to “stop at nothing” to defend cultural Xhosa initiation and ensure the film Inxeba is not screened in South African cinemas.

The five culture clashes of 2017

2017-12-17 00:00

Charl Blignaut lists the five biggest clashes in arts and culture that had us all talking.

Traditional leaders outraged at Inxeba Oscars bid

2017-10-01 11:58

Traditional leaders in the Eastern Cape have reacted with outrage to the news that controversial film Inxeba has been submitted for an Oscar in the best foreign language film category.

Nakhane reacts to death threats over new movie

2017-08-27 09:00

A movie about Xhosa initiation rituals has caused an outpouring of rage directed at its lead actor, but he says he has no regrets.

Inxeba filmmakers respond to violent threats

2017-08-21 13:33

Multi-award-winning South African film Inxeba (The Wound) has come under fire for its subject matter.

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