EC traditional leaders to boycott controversial movie, Inxeba


Eastern Cape traditional leaders and traditional activists are busy drumming up support for the boycott of the controversial movie, Inxeba (The Wound) which will be in cinemas on Friday.

A scene from the movie Inxeba .Picture SUPPLIED

The monarchs and Contralesa leaders have seen the trailer of the much-anticipated movie, which they described as “entirely a distortion of the custom and  is disgusting”.

Contralesa provincial secretary Nkosi Mkhanyiseli Dudumyo said they would be protesting outside cinemas on Friday and called on those equally against the movie to join them.

“On Friday we will march and picket in front of all the movie houses including Hemingways Movies in East London. Traditional leaders will leading those marches.

“All people who are proud of their culture and are patriots must join us in protecting our custom against intentional exploitation and commercialisation [of the rite],” he said.