Watermelon Woman

Funny and smart, full of biting humor and astute observations about identity and history...

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The Watermelon Woman

An aspiring black lesbian filmmaker (Cheryl Dunye) researches an obscure 1940s black actress billed as the Watermelon Woman.
Not Rated
Genre
Drama, Comedy
Runtime
90
Language
English
Director
Cheryl Dunye
Writer(s)
Cheryl Dunye
Cast
Cheryl Dunye
FEATURED REVIEW
Serena Donadoni, Village Voice

The Watermelon Woman is a vital example of New Queer Cinema, but it’s more than a time capsule. Funny and smart, full of biting humor and astute observations about identity and history, Cheryl Dunye’s audacious, joyous debut feature captures the process of falling hopelessly in love with the movies ...

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