Category Archives: Films

2014 April 5: ‘Sifela i Ayikho’ photos

  L-R: Jelena Kuljic and Maureen Velile Majola at backstage before their performance at Studio 44, Constanza Macras in Berlin last night.      Jelena Kuljic about to sing “Senzeni na?”  Maureen Majola lit the candles and prayed hard… God … Continue reading

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2013 July 26: I met my love at a lesbian funeral

…being consoled by my butch lover’s friend made so much sense. even the tears i shed over two weeks before her burial disappeared in a moment. friends and family members were bitching about how quick i moved on or lent … Continue reading

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2013 June 1: Zandile’s 21st birthday photos

Actually Zandile turned 21 on 10th May 2013 but the party was held on the 1st June 2013. Text by Lerato Dumse After a visit to my great grandmother friday morning,to deliver a cake for her birth day. I rushed … Continue reading

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2013 May 6: Archiving Noxolo Nogwaza’s funeral

… this documentary was produced in 2011 when we buried Noxolo Nogwaza in KwaThema, Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg. She was a 24 year old mother of two children who were then orphaned by hate crime related incident. It is in different languages: … Continue reading

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2013 April 21: Living a legacy is always better than leaving a legacy

by Kopano Sibeko Greeted with an everlasting smile by a body that doesn’t seem to age, Phumla Rose Masuku welcomes us to her home. Present is Phumla’s life partner Nombulelo ‘Bulie’ Vimbelela. For a person in her mid 30s Masuku expresses … Continue reading

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2013 April 12: Bros B4 Ho’s at the OIA film festival opening

On the 12th April 2013 Inkanyiso crew and I attended the annual South African Gay & Lesbian Film Festival hosted by Out In Africa (OIA) in Johannesburg. The event that has been hosted annually for the past 20 years wasn’t … Continue reading

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