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The Watermelon Woman 1996

  • Cheryl Dunye
  • September 7, 1996
  • 90 mins
  • English
  • Drama
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 the period. It was the first feature film directed by a black lesbian.


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