Cheryl Dunye – Advice For Filmmakers

Cheryl Dunye – Advice For Filmmakers, published November 2010

Queer American filmmaker Cheryl Duney, who is associate professor in the film programme at California College of Arts in San Francisco, USA, teach her students to be artists rather than only directors, writers or cinematographer.

About Cheryl Dunye

Cheryl Dunye is a film director, producer, screenwriter, editor and actress. Dunye is a queer fimmaker. Her work often concerns themes of race, sexuality and gender, particularly issues relating to black lesbians. She made the film The Watermelon Woman in 1996 and directed the television movie Strangers Inside based on the experiences of African-American lesbians in prison in 2001. She has earned several awards at gay and lesbian film festivals around the world.