Thu, 16 May | VideOdyssey @ Toxteth TV

The Watermelon Woman (15) plus discussion

Cheryl Dunye's semi-autobiographical film about her quest to discover a 1930's black actress known only as "The Watermelon Woman", followed by discussion with representatives from Root-ED zine, The Youth Base and WITCH.
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The Watermelon Woman (15) plus discussion

Time & Location

16 May 2019, 19:00 – 22:00
VideOdyssey @ Toxteth TV, 37-45 Windsor St, Liverpool L8 1XE, UK

About the Event

Chapter 3: Untold Stories

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The Spirit of Liverpool: Reclaiming Women's Histories on Film (11 - 19 May), an exploration into Liverpool's past, present and future through the stories of women.

Thursday 16th of May 7 PM - 10 PM

The Watermelon Woman (15) plus discussion

VideOdyssey, Toxteth TV, 37-45 Windsor St, L8 1XE

£6 / £3.50. Limited FREE tickets.

When video shop worker and filmmaker Cheryl discovers a rare VHS featuring a 1930’s black actress known only as “The Watermelon Woman”, so begins a quest for discovery, love and heritage. Plus films from Black WITCH, Liverpool’s collective of black female filmmakers, and a discussion with Root-ED zine, Ami Yesufu (The Youth Base) and Judy Mazonowicz (WITCH).

Registration is Closed

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