A Special Screening of a Groundbreaking Film by a Queer Black Woman: The Watermelon Woman

free screening of The Watermelon Woman
free screening of The Watermelon Woman on March 8th, 2017

A special screening

The Watermelon Woman: March is Women’s History Month and to start things off, you must see this groundbreaking film that was the first black-woman-directed film EVER to receive a wide theatrical release.

Not only was she a woman and black but she was also queer. Her name is Cheryl Dunye’s, the Watermelon Woman

This brilliant and self-reflexive speculative documentary is about her quest to find queer black women’s film history.

Read more details on our event calendar and go see this film that trailblazed into the unknown to begin to pave the way for freedom and equality of all kinds.

When: Wed March 8th
Where: Exploded View Gallery/Microcinema
Time: 7:30PM-9:00PM
Cost: $6

The word on the streets about Watermelon Woman:

FAST & LOOSE,
BREATHLESS & BEAUTIFUL
… THE HOTTEST DYKE SEX
SCENE EVER RECORDED
ON CELLULOID!
~THE CITY PAPER – PHILADELPHIA

Adventurous… Funny… Wonderful!
~The New York Times

A wry, exhilerating comedy, at once once romatic and sharply observant.
~Los Angeles Times