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An LGBTQA+ Film & TV Analysis Reviews Podcast, hosted by Sarita Ramirez. To make content suggestions and for other inquiries, email at moviesalaqueer@gmail.com.

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"The Watermelon Woman" 1996 - Film Analysis

(Guinevere Turner and Cheryl Dunye in "The Watermelon Woman"0 "THE WATERMELON WOMAN" U.S.A., 1996 Written/Directed: Cheryl Dunye Starring: Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Valarie Walker Synopsis: 25 year old Cheryl is a black, lesbian filmmaker in Philadelphia with a purpose to make a documentary centering on a forgotten 1930’s actress while dealing with issues of race and homophobia. Stream "The Watermelon Woman" on Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Youtube TV.Watch Trailer: Here Sources:Ellen E. Jones - "From Mammy to Ma" Yohana Desta - "'The Watermelon Woman':The Enduring Cool of a Black Lesbian Classic"Shane Downing - "The Watermelon Woman": 20 Years Later..." Music: Jose Gomez & Raymond VelezFollow Movies à la Queer on:Twitter: @MoviesalaQueer Instagram: @Moviesalaqueer MALQ Facebook 


15 Feb 2021

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