The Watermelon Woman (1996)
August 20, 2023 11:46 AM - Subscribe

[TRAILER] 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.

Starring Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Valarie Walker.

Written and directed by Cheryl Dunye.

92% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Multiple options for streaming and digital rental in the US. JustWatch.

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posted by DirtyOldTown (1 comment total)
TVTropes has a page Most Writers Are Writers and well, there's a lot of Most Filmmakers Are Filmmakers in this.
posted by one for the books at 8:11 AM on August 21

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