The Watermelon Woman

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Cheryl is a young, African American lesbian who works in a video rental store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her friend Tamara. They earn extra money by making professional home videos for people. Cheryl becomes interested in films from the 1930s and 40s which feature black actresses. She notices that these actresses are often not credited. She watches a film called ''Plantation Memories'' with a black actress who is credited simply as "The Watermelon Woman". Cheryl decides to make a documentary film about the Watermelon Woman and find out more about her life.

English français
  • Movie ID 40679
  • Status Released
  • Released Worldwide September 7, 1996
  • Runtime 90 minutes
  • Genres Comedy Drama
  • Directors Cheryl Dunye
  • Writers Cheryl Dunye
  • Spoken Languages English
  • Original Country United States of America
  • Production Company Dancing Girl
  • Production Countries United States of America
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Box Office Worldwide $0 US $0
  • Sub-Genre LGBTQ+
  • Favorited This movie has been favorited by 0 people.
  • Created March 26, 2019
  • Modified February 16, 2021

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