Studium Generale: Movie with introduction: The Wound - Inxeba

This event will take place physically in Leiden.

This film is screened in the framework of the Studium Generale programme Het continent Afrika in 2023.

Xolani, a lonely factory worker, joins the men of his community in the mountains of the Eastern Cape to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. When a defiant initiate from the city discovers his best kept secret, Xolani’s entire existence begins to unravel. Prof. Wouter van Beek will give an introduction to the film.

Film duration: 88 minutes.

Languages: Xhosa, Afrikaans, English.

Subtitles: English.

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Film poster by IMDB -, fair use.

Date, time and location

25 April 2023
19.30 - 21.00
Lipsius / Cleveringaplaats 1, 2311 BD Leiden
Room 019