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The Watermelon Woman [New Restoration!]

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR UWM STUDENTS AND UNION CINEMA MEMBERS!

$5 General Admission

The story of Cheryl, a twenty-something black lesbian struggling to make a documentary about Fae Richards, a beautiful and elusive 1930s black film actress popularly known as “The Watermelon Woman.” While uncovering the meaning of Fae Richards’ life, Cheryl experiences a total upheaval in her personal life. Meanwhile, each answer Cheryl discovers about the Watermelon Woman evokes a flurry of new questions about herself and her future.

Presented by the UWM FVANG Queer Curatorial Fund.

(Cheryl Dunye, USA, English, 90 min, 1996, DCP)

Details

Date:
September 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Organizer

Union Cinema
Phone:
414-229-4070
Email:
cinema@uwm.edu

Venue

Union Cinema
2200 E.Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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