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The Watermelon Woman (1996)

09/07/1996 (CA) DramaComedyRomance 1h 30m
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Overview

Cheryl, a young black lesbian, works a day job in a video store while trying to make a film about a black actress from the 1930s known for playing the stereotypical "mammy" roles relegated to black actresses during that period. This was the first feature film directed by an "out" black lesbian.

  1. Cheryl Dunye

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Cheryl Dunye

    Cheryl Dunye

    Cheryl

  2. Guinevere Turner

    Guinevere Turner

    Diana

  3. Camille Paglia

    Camille Paglia

    Herself

  4. Valarie Walker

    Tamara

  5. Lisa Marie Bronson

    Fae 'The Watermelon Woman' Richards

  6. Cheryl Clarke

    June Walker

  7. Irene Dunye

    Herself

  8. Toshi Reagon

    Street Magician

  9. Sarah Schulman

    Sarah Schulman

    CLIT Archivist

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The Watermelon Woman
The Watermelon Woman

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Original Language English

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