The Watermelon Woman

Director: Cheryl Dunye, Michelle Crenshaw Writer: Cheryl Dunye
Run time: 90 minutes Release date: 1996-09-07
Floor location: Comedy Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America
Spoken Languages: English
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 a black lesbian.