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The Resource The watermelon woman, a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Simar, Alexandra Juhasz, (videorecording)

The watermelon woman, a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Simar, Alexandra Juhasz, (videorecording)

Label
The watermelon woman
Title
The watermelon woman
Statement of responsibility
a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Simar, Alexandra Juhasz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young African-American lesbian filmmaker who is making a documentary on Faye Richards, a black 1930s movie actress who had an off-screen affair with a white woman, discovers parallels in her own life
Cataloging source
ICrlFAR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography by Michelle Crenshaw ; edited by Annie Taylor ; original score, Paul Shapiro
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
PerformerNote
Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Valarie Walker, Lisa Marie Bronson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dunye, Cheryl
  • Turner, Guinevere
  • Walker, Valerie
  • Bronson, Lisa Marie
  • Simar, Barry
  • Juhasz, Alexandra
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American lesbians
  • African American motion picture producers and directors
  • Lesbianism in motion pictures
  • Richards, Faye (Fictitious character)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The watermelon woman, a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Simar, Alexandra Juhasz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996
Bar code
31223800158744
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (84 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
720229908337
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The watermelon woman, a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Simar, Alexandra Juhasz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996
Bar code
31223800158744
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (84 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
720229908337
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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