Retro Reviewing: “Watermelon Woman”


This week, retro reviewers Danielle and Rina welcome

Danae and Gambit (from the D.E.B.S. review)

to the fray in order to give proper due to Watermelon


The film is a very important classic, as it

represents the first movie about the African American

lesbian experience. And despite it’s association with

a certain film of the same era (Go Fish),

Watermelon Woman was a hit with all the reviewers. Everyone felt that the film tackled important issues

(including race and representation) while still

managing to be entertaining and original.

Retro Reviewing: Watermelon Woman


Next episode, the ladies give Fried Green

the retro reviewing treatment.

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