WATCH: A look behind the scenes of how 'Moffie' aims to denuclearise a painful derogatory term

A scene from the film, 'Moffie', by Oliver Hermanus. (Image: Supplied)
A scene from the film, 'Moffie', by Oliver Hermanus. (Image: Supplied)

The word “moffie” has been used for many years to shame and dehumanise men in South Africa. 

Choosing this provocative word for the film’s title was a very carefully considered and deliberate decision.

Go behind the scenes with the crew of the film to find out more about their approach to the word in the film and how Moffie aims to denuclearise the word.

Moffie opens in SA cinemas on Friday, 13 March.


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