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The Watermelon Woman

Opens on June 14

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Cheryl Dunye Run Time: 90 min. Release Year: 1996

Starring: Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Lisa Marie Bronson, Valarie Walker

Cheryl is a twenty-something black lesbian working as a clerk in a video store while struggling to make a documentary about Fae Richards, an obscure black actress from the 1930’s. Cheryl is surprised to discover that Richards (known popularly as “the Watermelon Woman”) had a white lesbian lover. At the same time, Cheryl falls in love with a very cute white customer at the video store.

Friday, June 14, at 12:45 PM and 10 PM
Saturday, June 15, at 2:45 PM
Sunday, June 16, at 7:15 PM
Monday, June 17, at 5 PM
Tuesday, June 18, at 7:15 PM
Wednesday, June 19, at 9:15 PM
Thursday, June 20, at 2:30 PM