The Watermelon Woman

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 7:00pm

International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street

The Watermelon Woman

In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia

The Watermelon Woman
(dir. Cheryl Dunye, 1996, 90 min.)

This “fake documentary” stars the director as a fictionalized version of herself. Dunye plays a Black lesbian filmmaker who, captivated by an elusive, queer 1930s black film actress, decides to make a film about her.

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Screening is free and open to the public. Pre-registration requested. Classes welcome, with pre-registration.