Streaming issues? Report here
kenny-show-picjpg kenny-show-picjpg
702 Music with Kenny Maistry
10:00 - 14:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: 702 Music with Nonn Botha
See full line-up
702 Music with Kenny Maistry
10:00 - 14:00
Home
arrow_forward
Local
fiber_manual_record
Lifestyle

[LISTEN] We would rather come to a compromise than cancel Inxeba - NFVF

5 February 2018 10:07 AM
Tags:
Botched circumcisions
Initiation
NFVF
Male circumcision
Inxeba
Inxeba: The Wound

The National Film and Video Foundation says it has met with The CRL Rights Commission to resolve concerns surrounding the film.

The National Film and Video Foundation (NVFV) says it has agreed to make some changes to an already existing disclaimer in the movie Inxeba to address concerns by the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural‚ Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL).

#Inxeba: We should be more outraged by initiate deaths - Bongani Bingwa

The foundation met with the CRL last week over certain discrepancies in the movie and following complaints by organisations and the public over the depiction of traditional circumcision and initiation within the isiXhosa culture.

Also read: AmaXhosa King set to file interdict against 'Inxeba' screening

NVFV CEO Zama Mkhosi says some of the organisation's demands were an overreach.

We definitely did not agree with them on some the assertions that they were making on what the movie is doing or not doing.

Zama Mkhosi, CEO, National Film and Video Foundation 

Disclaimers appear in every film, the disclaimer was there, it i s not a new thing, But what we agreed to do was to put the disclaimer from the end up front.

Zama Mkhosi, CEO, National Film and Video Foundation 

Mkhosi has condemned the protest action in the Eastern Cape at the weekend.

If there is somewhere, yes we can meet halfway so that screenings can continue and people can actually watch the film. We would rather do that than have the film not be seen at all.

Zama Mkhosi, CEO, National Film and Video Foundation 

The hand of the law should be upon those who infringe the rights of people to go and pay and watch what they are entitled to. A process has taken place legally, the film publications board has rated the film and it has an age restriction. All of us as government agencies have played our part.

Zama Mkhosi, CEO, National Film and Video Foundation 

Click on the link below to listen to the full interview...


5 February 2018 10:07 AM
Tags:
Botched circumcisions
Initiation
NFVF
Male circumcision
Inxeba
Inxeba: The Wound

Recommended

More from Local

Coronavirus

UPDATE: 9,063 new COVID-19 infections in SA as Gauteng recoveries reach 14,097

3 July 2020 9:27 PM

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Friday that there were 108 new coronavirus-related deaths.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

sabc-signjpg

SABC formally restores editorial independence in its newsroom

3 July 2020 5:26 PM

The move reverses what was known as an upward referral policy introduced during the tenure of former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

laptop-computer-workjpg

[LISTEN] Increase in porn addiction, anxiety among SA workers during lockdown

3 July 2020 5:14 PM

Nickolaus Bauer speaks to Independent Counselling and Advisory Services (ICAS) Southern Africa MD Andrew Davies.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200529 Thulas Nxesi

Labour Minister Nxesi wants every UIF COVID-19 relief transaction audited

3 July 2020 4:50 PM

Labour and Employment Minister Thulas Nxesi said that the UIF had been able to identify 75 cases of suspicious transactions.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Mask South African flag coronavirus Covid-19 lockdown 123rf

Gauteng executive council expected to deliberate over province's lockdown level

3 July 2020 4:13 PM

The Gauteng executive council will be meeting on Saturday to discuss details around its COVID-19 response.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

prof-vilakazijpg

Prof Vilakazi - Appointment a message not only of hope but of what is possible

3 July 2020 4:12 PM

Prof Zeblon Vilakazi has been appointed as the vice-chancellor and principal of Wits University with effect from January 1 2021.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

iain-williamson-edjpg

Old Mutual makes acting CEO Williamson permanent

3 July 2020 2:49 PM

Iain Williamson’s appointment ends over a year of uncertainty over who will lead one of the country’s biggest insurers following the abrupt dismissal of former CEO Peter Moyo in June 2019 after a conflict of interest dispute.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200422-cigarettes-edjpg

Fita moves to appeal dismissal of cigarette sales ban challenge

3 July 2020 2:39 PM

The organisation had argued that the ban should be overturned on the basis that tobacco products were addictive and therefore should be declared essential.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

albi-picjpg

Taking a trip down memory lane of 702's 40 years

3 July 2020 1:21 PM

Albi Modise captures the story about the talk radio station that started at midday on 28 June 1980.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

cycling-bw

Experts develop online tool to help mitigate COVID-19 in endurance sports events

3 July 2020 11:37 AM

Stellenbosch University's Prof Wayne Derman is part of a team that has developed the tool to help event organisers.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Lifestyle

lekau-sehoanajpg

Lekau Sehoana on how creating his own pair of shoes turned into a business

3 July 2020 5:59 PM

The founder of Drip Footwear spoke to Nickolaus Bauer to share his story.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

swing-cityjpg

Swing City's Graeme Watkins on the Standard Bank (virtual) Jazz Festival

2 July 2020 11:52 AM

This weekend, South African jazz lovers were blown away by the glorious sounds streaming into living rooms courtesy of Swing City.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Naked Insurance

Car insurance from R180 per month – and you don’t pay if you don’t drive

30 June 2020 8:03 PM

Meet Alex Thomson of Naked Insurance, a high-tech company with vastly lower operating costs than most traditional insurers.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Marmite 123rf 123rfbusiness 123rflifestyle

Axe (aka 'Lynx') deodorant has a new scent - 'Africa and Marmite' (not kidding)

30 June 2020 7:25 PM

"We’ve decided to step it up," says Lynx. "With Lynx Marmite, we’re bringing the world of food into the fragrance category." LOL!

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Eon de Vos

What in the world happened to Eon de Vos? And what does he believe about money?

29 June 2020 8:30 PM

Bruce Whitfield interviews Eon de Vos about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

i-have-brown-skin-and-curly-hair-coverjpg

Karen Theunissen: Celebrating that we can all look different and be one family

28 June 2020 3:32 PM

Author Karen Theunissen discusses her children's book with Karabo Kgoleng and Refiloe Mpakanyane.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Table Mountain National Park Cape Town SANParks 123rflifestyel 123rf

Mountain muggings: 'You're largely on your own out there, don't retaliate'

28 June 2020 11:49 AM

Advice on dealing with mountain crime from correspondent Jeff Ayliffe and former Table Mountain Watch chair Andre Van Schalkwyk.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

buhle-ngabajpg

[WATCH] Transfiguration, ancestral jazz on Day 4 of Virtual National Arts Fest

28 June 2020 10:18 AM

Poetry, music, film - take your pick from the feast of talent on show on Sunday.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

older-woman-wine-glass-alcohol-pexels-photo-free-to-use-without-attributionjpeg

'As restaurants re-open, lobbying for on-site alcohol consumption will continue'

27 June 2020 4:42 PM

Fedhasa's Jeff Rosenberg says the alcohol ban will negatively affect businesses that are already in distress.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

national-arts-festival-logojpg

[VIDEO] Day 3 of the Virtual National Arts Festival: What's on offer

27 June 2020 11:15 AM

There's a feast of performance art on offer on Saturday - take a look.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward