Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Inspired by Tsotsi’s Academy Award win in 2006, there’s a new generation of storytellers creating excellent films that capture the South African experience.
The South African distributor of the controversial, award-winning gay Xhosa initiation film Inxeba (The Wound) is unfazed by the latest alphabet soup classification made by the Film and Publication Board (FPB).
Mzansi comedian, actor and vlogger Moshe Ndiki left a lot of people, mostly Xhosa men, fuming on Twitter when he posted throwback pictures of himself when he was in initiation school.
The North Gauteng High Court has heard arguments on whether the Film and Publication Board and its Appeals Tribunal should both be part of the matter involving the reclassification of the film, Inxeba (The Wound).
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.
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.
The Right2Know Campaign described the Film and Publication Board's decision to reclassify the award-winning film Inxeba as homophobic censorship.
The controversy around The Wound, which was released at local cinemas recently, has not died down, even weeks after its premiere.
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.
Charl Blignaut lists the five biggest clashes in arts and culture that had us all talking.
Local streaming service, Showmax announced that it will be adding two acclaimed South African films to its content offering.
Judgement between Indigenous Film Distribution (Pty) Ltd and Another vs. Film and Publication Board and other will be handed on soon and here are all the details.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi campaigned for it to be done medically. And, following the controversial movie Inxeba, Xhosa men have rallied around their right to go to the mountain.
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.
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.
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.
The Film and Publication Board’s Appeal Tribunal overturned the classification of the multiple award-winning South African film, Inxeba (The Wound).
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.
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.
Going where others dare not tread has earned the artist international acclaim.
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