Cheryl Dunye

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Cheryl Dunye was born on May 13, 1966 in Liberia. She is a director and producer, known for The Watermelon Woman (1996), The Owls (2010) and Stranger Inside (2001). See full bio »


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 2019 Dear White People (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (2019)
 2017-2019 Queen Sugar (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- To Usward (2017)
 2019 The Village (TV Series) (1 episode)
- I Have Got You (2019)
 2019 The Chi (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Leg Up (2019)
 2018 Star (TV Series) (1 episode)
- All Falls Down (2018)
 2018 Love Is_ (TV Series) (1 episode)
- (His) Answers (2018)
 2018 Claws (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Russian Navy (2018)
 2018 The Fosters (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Line in the Sand (2018)
 2017 DiAna's Hair Ego Remix (Video documentary short)
 2014 Brother from Another Time (Short)
 2014 Black Is Blue (Short)
 2013 Valencia
 2010 The Owls
 2001 Stranger Inside (TV Movie)
 1996 Greetings from Africa (Short documentary)
 1996 The Watermelon Woman (directed by)
 1992 Vanilla Sex (Short)
 1991 She Don't Fade (Short)
 1990 Janine (Short)
 1989 Wild Thing: A Poem by Sapphire (Video short)
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