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
community struggling with the reality of homosexuality in its
An engrossing and remarkable addition to the depiction of gay
experiences in South Africa.