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The watermelon woman /

Contributor(s): Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: FRF 909273D | First Run FeaturesPublication details: New York, NY : First Run Features, [2000?]Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color with black and white ; 4 3/4 inContent type:
  • two-dimensional moving image
Media type:
  • video
Carrier type:
  • videodisc
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 791.437
LOC classification:
  • PN1997 .W38 2000
Online resources: Production credits:
  • Cinematography by Michelle Crenshaw ; edited by Annie Taylor ; original score, Paul Shapiro.
  • Berlin International Film Festival, 1996: Teddy, Best Feature Film.
Cast: Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Valarie Walker, Lisa Marie Bronson.Summary: Cheryl, a young black woman in a video store, is making a documentary about an obscure black actress from the 1930's. When she discovers that the actress (known as "the Watermelon Woman") had a white lesbian lover, Cheryl just happens to fall in love with a very cute white woman herself!
Item type Current library Shelving location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Video Recording Carleton University, AVRC SP456 - Collections Room DVD 1692 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 16050128804

This is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.

"Copyright 1997 Cheryl Dunye & Dancing Girl Productions, Inc."

Includes interview with Cheryl Dunye.

DVD-R; NTSC; stereo.

In English.

Berlin International Film Festival, 1996: Teddy, Best Feature Film.

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