Watermelon Woman – American Film Institute
The Watermelon Woman Film Still - Cheryl Dunye and Guinevere Turner

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...
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