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The Watermelon Woman

Dates with showtimes for The Watermelon Woman
  • Sat, Feb 18
  • Mon, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 22


Director: Cheryl Dunye Run Time: 85 min. Release Year: 1996

Starring: Cheryl Clarke, Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Lisa Marie Bronson, Valarie Walker

A young black lesbian filmmaker probes into the life of The Watermelon Woman, a 1930s black actress who played ‘mammy’ archetypes.

*Join us February 20th for a post-screening discussion led by L’Monique King, Program Manager, DEI Consultant & Unapologetic Lesbian Womanist.