Inxeba is South Africa's first entry into the 2018 Oscars

The controversial Xhosa initiation film Inxeba (The Wound) has been announced as South Africa’s first entry into the 2018 Oscars. The film brings to light the complex relationship between traditional patriarchy and LGBTQ identity.

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John Trengove director of Inxeba says it is amazing to get this kind of acknowledgment. Trengove adds that these days foreign language films continue to garner attraction because of gripping storylines in cases where language isn't a barrier.

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