The Wound - Inxeba Feature film, 2017, 85 min.

RELEASE DATES 1 MARCH 2018 NL. Xolani, a lonely factory worker, joins a group of men who set up camp in the remote mountains of the Eastern Cape province in South Africa. Every year, male Xhosa teens undergo a tribally rooted rite of passage here. Xolani assists in this rite. When one of the boys discovers Xolani’s best kept secret, his whole existence is shaken. This drama explores the definition of masculinity and suppressed sexuality in patriarchal South Africa.

selections & won prizes

SP - San Sebastian International Film Festival selection
US - Park City Sundance Film Festival selection
DE - Berlin International Film Festival Panorama selection
UK - London Film Festival

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