Watermelon woman [videorecording] / written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; producer, Annie Taylor ; co-producer, Cate Wilson ; executive producer, Michael Light ; producer Barry Swimar & Alexandra Juhasz.

Contributor(s): Dunye, Cheryl | Turner, GuinevereMaterial type: FilmFilmPublisher number: FRF 909273D | First Run FeaturesFRF 909273D | First-Run FeaturesPublication details: New York : First Run Features, [2003] Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cmSubject(s): Lesbians -- Drama | Lesbians, Black -- DramaGenre/Form: Comedy films. | Documentary-style films.DDC classification: 791.437 LOC classification: PN1995.9.D62PN1997 | .W342 2000PN1997 | .W38 2000Production credits: Written and directed by Cheryl Dunye with Valerie Walker, Camille Paglia and Lisa Marie Bronson.Cast: Cheryl Dunye and Guinevere Turner.Summary: "Dunye's character (Cheryl) is a twenty-something black lesbian working as a clerk in a video store while struggling to make a documentary about Fae Richards, an obscure black actress from the 1930's. Cheryl is surprised to discover that Richards (known populary as "the Watermelon Woman") had a white lesbian lover. At the same time, Cheryl falls in love with a very cute white customer at the video store (Guinevere Turner from Go Fish)."--FRF Website.
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DVD (2003) 2013 1 Available 2299092731

Home use only.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.

Special features: Interview with director & star Cheryl Dunye ; scene access ; interactive menus.

Written and directed by Cheryl Dunye with Valerie Walker, Camille Paglia and Lisa Marie Bronson.

Cheryl Dunye and Guinevere Turner.

"Dunye's character (Cheryl) is a twenty-something black lesbian working as a clerk in a video store while struggling to make a documentary about Fae Richards, an obscure black actress from the 1930's. Cheryl is surprised to discover that Richards (known populary as "the Watermelon Woman") had a white lesbian lover. At the same time, Cheryl falls in love with a very cute white customer at the video store (Guinevere Turner from Go Fish)."--FRF Website.

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