The Watermelon Woman

Cheryl Dunye, 1997   |    02/29 7:00pm

Venue: Lombard Cafe

Doors at

Please join us for a special Leap Day screening of The Watermelon Woman (Cheryl Dunye, 90min, 1996). Set in Philadelphia, the first feature film directed by a Black lesbian follows Cheryl (Dunye), a video store worker making a documentary about a fictional Black actress credited only as “the Watermelon Woman”.

$5, no one turned away. Please wear a mask and bring a friend!