The Watermelon Woman
Director: Cheryl Dunye
Cast: Cheryl Dunye
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Distributor: First Run Features
An aspiring black lesbian filmmaker (Cheryl Dunye) researches an obscure 1940s black actress billed as the Watermelon Woman.
"Funny and smart, full of biting humor and astute observations about identity and history..." -Serena Donadoni, Village Voice