Cheryl Dunye – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club Rewind: WATERMELON WOMAN

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on October 19, 2020. Directed, written by and starring Cheryl Dunye, THE WATERMELON WOMAN follows aspiring filmmaker and video store clerk Cheryl, self-referentially portrayed by Dunye, who embarks on a documentary project tracing the unwritten history of an unidentified Black actress spotted in a...

AFI Movie Club: THE WATERMELON WOMAN

Free screening at AFI FEST presented by Audi – GET TICKET Directed, written by and starring Cheryl Dunye, THE WATERMELON WOMAN follows aspiring filmmaker and video store clerk Cheryl, self-referentially portrayed by Dunye, who embarks on a documentary project tracing the unwritten history of an unidentified Black actress spotted in a number of films from…
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