Qula Kwedini: A Rite Of Passage

Director: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka and Mandilakhe Mjekula
Country: South Africa
Year: 2003
Running Time: 57 min.
Language: English and Xhosa

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Ndipiwe lives a privileged and carefree life in Johannesburg until he decides to undergo a traditional initiation that includes going to the bush to be circumcised. After a mishap, which lands him in hospital, an exuberant ceremony back in the suburbs completes this warm and revealing account of the molding of two traditions into one cultural reality.