Preloading

Groundbreaking Director Cheryl Dunye Dissects Key Scenes

Season 2 Episode 202
CC | tv-pg
When Ava DuVernay decided to assemble an all-female directing team for Season 2 of Queen Sugar, one of the names that instantly popped into her head was Cheryl Dunye. As a black LGBTQ woman, Cheryl (The Watermelon Woman) was a true trailblazer in the '90s independent film scene.

Here, in an exclusive interview, Cheryl discusses the relationship between Violet and Hollywood, Micah's ongoing transformation and Nova's powerful speech at Louis Armstrong Park.
Watch OWN