High Falls Women in Film


WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2023 | 7:30pm

The Jack Garner Theatre – Little Theatre 5
(inside Little 2-5+Cafe at approx. 8 Winthrop Street)

Doors at 7:00pm

Standard ticket prices
Tickets available online in advance, or at the door.


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.

1 hr 30 mins | Drama | 1996 | USA | English
Not Rated

Directed by Cheryl Dunye


About the series

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High Falls Women in Film

The High Falls Women in Film Series focuses on storytelling from a women’s perspective, mixing emerging and established female talent behind — and in front of — the lens, and highlighting films from a variety of genres and styles. Read more