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Synopsis

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.

Crew & Casts

Lisa Marie Bronson

Fae 'The Watermelon Woman' Richards

Cheryl Clarke

June Walker

Toshi Reagon

Street Magician

Sarah Schulman

CLIT Archivist

Gail Lloyd

Diana's Black Date

Production

Cate Wilson

Co-Producer

Directing

Editing

Writing

Camera

Michelle Crenshaw

Director of Photography

Sound

Paul Shapiro

Original Music Composer
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  • Official Selection
    Massimadi 2010.
  • Official Selection
    Massimadi 2018.
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