Producers of controversial local film Inxeba (The Wound) have responded to threats that led to several screenings of the movie being cancelled‚ by laying a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission and the Commission for Gender Equality. The film tells the story of a gay factory worker who travels to the rural Eastern Cape to oversee the Xhosa initiation process, only to have his secret discovered by one defiant initiate. It had SA talking when several cinemas showing the film had to postpone screenings due to threats of violence. Speaking to TshisaLIVE‚ Nu Metro general manager Nitesh Matai said the company had reluctantly decided to postpone screenings of the film over protests. "It is in the interests of the safety of our staff and customers that‚ after receiving such threats of violence and of damage to property‚ as well as the incitement of violence that has surfaced on social media‚ we have reluctantly elected to withdraw the film from our screens," he said. Mat...

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