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Title The watermelon woman [videorecording] / a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Swimar, Alexandra Juhasz.
Published New York, NY : First Run Features, [2000?]
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 Music & Media - Instructional Videos  13450    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. with b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Cinematography by Michelle Crenshaw ; edited by Annie Taylor ; original score, Paul Shapiro.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
"Copyright 1997 Cheryl Dunye & Dancing Girl Productions, Inc."
Includes interview with Cheryl Dunye.
System Reqs DVD; NTSC; stereo.
Cast Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Valarie Walker, Lisa Marie Bronson.
Summary Cheryl, a young black woman in a video store, is making a documentary about an obscure black actress from the 1930's. When she discovers that the actress (known as "the Watermelon Woman") had a white lesbian lover, Cheryl just happens to fall in love with a very cute white woman herself!
Subject African American women motion picture producers and directors -- Drama.
Lesbian motion picture producers and directors -- Drama.
African American lesbians -- Drama.
Interracial dating -- Drama.
Lesbians -- Drama.
African American women in motion pictures -- Drama.
Lesbians in motion pictures -- Drama.
Genre Documentary-style films.
Feature films.
Related Names Dunye, Cheryl. Screenwriter. Director. Actor.
Swimar, Barry. Producer.
Juhasz, Alexandra. Producer.
Shapiro, Paul, 1956- Composer.
Crenshaw, Michelle. Cinematographer.
Taylor, Annie, editor and co-executive producer.
Turner, Guinevere. Actor.
Walker, Valarie. Actor.
Bronson, Lisa Marie. Actor.
Dancing Girl Productions.
First-Run Features (Firm)
Standard # 720229909273
Publisher # FRF 909273D First Run Features
OCLC number 45340581