Thursday, November 09, 2017,
- Location: Sarratt Cinema
Inxeba (the Wound)
Presented by Tara McKay, Assistant Professor – Center for Medicine, Health & Society, Department of Sociology, and the Department of Health Policy.
South Africa/Germany/Netherlands/France (2017) Dir: John Trengove.
Inxeba follows a young factory worker living in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. When he and other men from his community gather in the mountains to observe an initiation ritual transitioning a group of teenage boys to manhood, a defiant initiate from the city discovers his secret, a forbidden relationship with another man in the community, and his entire existence begins to unravel. Xhosa/Afrikaans/English. 88 min. Blu-Ray. Presented in collaboration with the Center for Medicine, Health and Society, and the Africa TIPS Project.