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The Watermelon Woman

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Drama LGBTQ 
19961h 30mOn: Prime Video Fandor Epix Tags: Female Director Country: America

Cheryl, a young black lesbian, works a day job in a video store while trying to make a film about a black actress from the 1930s known for playing the stereotypical "mammy" roles relegated to black actresses during that period. This was the first feature film directed by an "out" black lesbian.The Watermelon Woman featuring Cheryl Dunye and Guinevere Turner is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming on Fandor, streaming on Epix, and 5 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (1,415 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Epix & 2 others).

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Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#6,796 Ranked Movie

#122 Ranked in Movies on Fandor

#181 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#452 Ranked in Female Director Movies

The Watermelon Woman has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (1,415 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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