Black Beulahs is a documentary that explores the lives of three friends living within the largely unexplored Soweto gay sub-culture.

There’s Somizi - choreographer and entertainer; DK - a businessman who owns a funeral parlour; and Chix - a body builder. They’ve defied societal expectations to live their lives as they see fit. It is a revealing personal portrait by director Fanney Tsimong of three people intersecting with changing sexual values and a community struggling with the reality of homosexuality in its midst.

An engrossing and remarkable addition to the depiction of gay experiences in South Africa.

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festival screenings

10 September 2007 - Africa in the Picture Film Festival, Amsterdam – Holland

15 July 2007 - Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Philadelphia – USA

22 April 2007 - Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, Seattle – USA

18 March 2007 - Out In Africa Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Cape Town – South Africa

2 April 2007 - London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
London– Britain

19 – 21 October 2006 - Queer As Film , Boise – USA

14 October 2006 - One-In-Ten / Reel Affirmations
Washington DC – USA

4 June 2006 - NewFest New York Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (World Premier) - USA