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The watermelon woman [videorecording] / a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Swimar, Alexandra Juhasz
New York, NY : First-Run Features, [2000?]
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .W38 2000    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African American women motion picture producers and directors -- Drama
Lesbian motion picture producers and directors -- Drama
African American lesbians -- Drama
Interracial dating -- Drama
Lesbians -- Drama
African American women in motion pictures -- Drama
Lesbians in motion pictures -- Drama
Physical Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. with b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Cast Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Valarie Walker, Lisa Marie Bronson
Credits Cinematography by Michelle Crenshaw ; edited by Annie Taylor ; original score, Paul Shapiro
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
Includes interview with Cheryl Dunye
Summary Cheryl, a young black woman in a video store, is making a documentary about an obscure black actress from the 1930's. When she discovers that the actress (known as "the Watermelon Woman") had a white lesbian lover, Cheryl just happens to fall in love with a very cute white woman herself!
Alternate Author Dunye, Cheryl
Turner, Guinevere
Walker, Valarie
Bronson, Lisa Marie
Dancing Girl Productions
First-Run Features (Firm)

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