Queer South African Film “The Wound” Earns Praise Globally, But Threats At Home

“The movie made everything public—even the very sensitive and secret things.” Premiering at Sundance, John Trengove’s directorial debut, The Wound (Inxeba), is a brutal yet beautiful study in identity: Kwanda, a young gay South African, goes out into the wilderness to undergo Ulwaluko, a painful circumcision ritual and his rite of passage Read more…

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