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CIRCA Film Series: The Watermelon Woman

  • 552 West 114th Street New York, NY, 10025 United States (map)

CIRCA, "Creating IRC Arts", is kicking off the year with a film series during the month of October! Each screened film will center queer people of color within their narratives, exploring different genres and themes. Come laugh, scream, cry, and enjoy some buttery popcorn!

Watermelon Woman: (Drama/Indie)
The Watermelon Woman is a 1996 feature film by filmmaker Cheryl Dunye about Cheryl, a young black lesbian working 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 the period. It was the first feature film directed by a black lesbian.
TW: sex/nudity

OTHER FILMS IN SERIES
October 13th- House (Horror) 
October 20th- Space Is The Place (Afrofuturism) 
October 27th - Alucarda (Horror)

Earlier Event: October 6
The Big Sick Back-to-School Screening
Later Event: October 7
Hypervisibilities