Latest articles on Inxeba

Inxeba returns to cinemas nationwide

The film’s producers appealed the reclassification of their film that prevented it from being screened in local cinemas

Rating ‘Inxeba’ as porn is artistic illiteracy

Whatever our private views, they cannot be the grounds on which to ban a work of art

Letters to the Editor: February 23 to March 1

Our readers write in about Inxeba's censorship, not all Botswanans are also Batswana and Eddie Koch

Queer – and proud to be Xhosa

The furore over the film Inxeba has cast a light on men who are gay but deeply committed to their culture

In search of real connections amid all the noise

"In the absence of living on a piece of land with my extended family... I yearn for this kind of connection in my modern life".

A letter to my Xhosa fathers and brothers

"I am a Xhosa woman who is raising a Xhosa boy. If this is your manhood, madoda, keep it. Your priorities are very skewed".

Disagreement cannot extend to censorship

Critics argue the film threatens to reveal the secrets of ulwaluko, Xhosa initiation rituals that are purposely shrouded in mystery.

‘Inxeba wounds our cultural practice’

The boycotters say the film inaccurately reflects initiation. Others call their reaction homophobia

Inxeba looks to be a strong Oscar contender

“The film will be able to stand out from the pack and it also has many elements in its favour".

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