Watermelon Woman is the first African-American lesbian film & platform for dialog on the importance of archiving African-American queer history. Issues in Cheryl Dunye's 20 year old film still impact queer communities of color. The WMW 3.0 is an art show unites academic partners, artists & creative technologies to celebrate & highlight the cultural relevance of this film.
This group exhibition is organized around the 20th anniversary of filmmaker Cheryl Dunye’s groundbreaking film “Watermelon Woman,” the first African American lesbian film that continues to push conversations around African American history, queer culture, love and beauty politics. Featuring works by Indira Allegra, Eliza Barrios, Ramekon O’Arwisters and Tim Roseborough, among others.