Friday, July 18, 2014 - 6:30pm
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
“I” Before “Me”: A History Of Queer Black Cinema
Cheryl Dunye is a native of Liberia, and holds an MFA from Rutgers University. Her fourth feature film, The Owls, was celebrated at national and international film festivals in 2010. Her third feature film, Miramax’s My Baby’s Daddy, was a box office success in the U.S. Her second feature, HBO Films Stranger Inside, garnered an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Director. Dunye’s debut film, The Watermelon Woman, was awarded the Teddy Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1997. Her other works have premiered at film festivals and museums worldwide. Dunye has received numerous awards and honors for her work. Presently based in Oakland, Dunye is associate professor of film at California College of the Arts.
JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Get the latest news about the artist, real-time updates leading up to the event, and see who else is attending the Graduate Lecture Series (GLS) with Cheryl Dunye.
Headshot of Cheryl Dunye
Courtesy of the artist