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The Watermelon Woman

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The first film by and about an African-American lesbian, writer-director [[Performer~P204400~Cheryl Dunye~cheryldunye]]'s fantasy is a "mockumentary," focusing on recapturing the life and times of a fictionalized 1930s Hollywood actress. Dunye plays herself as a video store employee who yearns to be a director. She decides to make a documentary about Fae Richards ([[Performer~P242241~Lisa Marie Bronson~lisamariebronson]]), a forgotten African-American actress from the 1930s. Dunye discovers the woman...more

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