How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (And Enjoy It) Reviews

September 17, 2007
A phenomenal outline of [Melvin Van Peeble's] prolific and varied life.
July 14, 2007
March 1, 2007
The first film to fully encompass Van Peebles' long, varied and impressive career.
January 18, 2007
A warts and all bio-pic which chronicles the life of a brash Renaissance Man who, frustrated by racism in America, abandoned the U.S. for France at an early age to pursue an assortment of artistic endeavors overseas.
November 27, 2006
[Van Peebles] could surely survive a more critical and complete look at his extraordinary life and times.
February 7, 2006
The 72-year-old Melvin remains fascinating as an artist, self-promoter, and success story.
January 20, 2006
... offers a solid overview of the pioneering African-American filmmaker's wide-ranging career.
January 20, 2006
... enlightening doc ...
January 20, 2006
Angio's film is an excellent introduction, but it won't be long before you realize that his subject is too complex to be contained in a single admiring tribute.
January 19, 2006
This documentary about the pioneering black filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles is nearly as mischevious and fascinating as its subject.
January 19, 2006
Melvin Van Peebles gets the idolatrous treatment in this documentary by first-time director Joe Angio.
January 19, 2006
Frisky, enthralling and inspiring.