The Watermelon Woman Kickass

The Watermelon Woman (1996)


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.

The Watermelon Woman Kickass
Release Date: 1996-09-07
Status: Released
Run time: 90 min / 1:30
Production Country: United States of America


Cheryl Dunye
as Cheryl
Guinevere Turner
as Diana


Directing Cheryl Dunye Director