Biography

  • 12 Years a Slave (2013)

  • 12: The Tamir Rice Story (2018)

  • 14 Hours (2005)

  • 42 (2013)

  • A Ballerina’s Tale (2015)

  • A Girl from Mogadishu (2018)

  • A Huey P. Newton Story (2001)

  • A United Kingdom (2016)

  • A White Lie (2018)

  • A White Lie (2019)

  • Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America (2016)

  • Against All Enemies (2018)

  • Ali (2001)

  • Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013)

  • All Eyez on Me (2017)

  • All Is By My Side (2013)

  • All the Way (2016)

  • Althea (2014)

  • American Dream American Knightmare (2019)

  • American Experience: War of the Worlds (2013)

  • American Gangster (2007)

  • American Made (2017)

  • An Uncivil War (2018)

  • Angela Davis: An Autobiography (2018)

  • Antwone Fisher (2002)

  • As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM (2015)

  • Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984-1992 (2012)

  • Awakenings (1990)

  • Backseat (2018)

  • Backyard Legend (2019)

  • Barry (2016)

  • Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (2003)

  • Belle (2013)

  • Bessie (2015)

  • Between Rings (2014)

  • Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel (2001)

  • Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G. (2017)

  • Bird (1988)

  • Black Women in Medicine (2016)

  • BlacKkKlansman (2018)

  • Bleed for This (2016)

  • Blue Caprice (2013)

  • Bobbi Kristina (2017)

  • Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat (2017)

  • Born to Be Blue (2015)

  • Breaking a Monster (2015)

  • Breakthrough (2018)

  • Brian Banks (2018)

  • Brian’s Song (1971)

  • Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story (2017)

  • Carmen and Geoffrey (2005)

  • Chasing Trane (2016)

  • Chavela (2017)

  • Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed (2004)

  • Chocolat (2016)

  • Chuck (2016)

  • City of Lies (2018)

  • Cold Light of Day (1989)

  • Crime After Crime (2011)

  • Crooklyn (1994)

  • Cross Creek (1983)

  • Crown Heights (2017)

  • Cry Freedom (1987)

  • Dabka (2017)

  • Daddy Don’t Go (2015)

  • David Bowie: The Last Five Years (2017)

  • Denial (2016)

  • Dock (2019)

  • Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

  • Downtown 81 (1981)

  • Experimenter (2015)

  • Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story (2005)

  • Fighting with My Family (2018)

  • Find Me Guilty (2006)

  • Finding Fela! (2014)

  • Flavio (1964)

  • Floyd Norman: An Animated Life (2016)

  • Foreman (2017)

  • Frankie & Alice (2010)

  • Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask (1995)

  • Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2013)

  • Free State of Jones (2016)

  • Freeway: Crack in the System (2015)

  • Fruitvale Station (2013)

  • Genius (2016)

  • Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis (2015)

  • Get on Up (2014)

  • Gideon’s Army (2013)

  • God Grew Tired of Us (2006)

  • Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017)

  • Greater (2016)

  • Hadda Brooks, Queen of the Boogie (2007)

  • Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000)

  • Hamilton’s America (2016)

  • Hands of Stone (2016)

  • Hard Lessons – The George McKenna Story (1986)

  • Harriet (2018)

  • Herblock: The Black & the White (2013)

  • How Sweet the Sound: The Blind Boys of Alabama (2015)

  • I Am Bolt (2016)

  • I Am Dick Gregory (2018)

  • I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

  • In a Perfect World (2015)

  • Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

  • Ip Man 3 (2015)

  • Iron Ladies of Liberia (2007)

  • Jackie Robinson (2016)

  • James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989)

  • Jewel’s Catch One (2016)

  • Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)

  • Joe Torre: Curveballs Along the Way (1997)

  • Joni (1979)

  • Jump At The Sun (2019)

  • Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu (2016)

  • Kill the Messenger (2014)

  • Kimbo Slice: One of a Kind (2016)

  • King of the South (2017)

  • Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill (2016)

  • Lady Sings the Blues (1972)

  • Le président (2013)

  • Leadbelly (1976)

  • Lean on Me (1989)

  • Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision of Paradise (2015)

  • Lenny Cooke (2013)

  • Life (2015)

  • Life and Def: Sex Drugs Money + God (2018)

  • Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)

  • Looking for Langston (1989)

  • Lords of BSV (2014)

  • Lost Boundaries (1949)

  • Love Under New Man­age­ment: The Miki Howard Story (2016)

  • Loving (2016)

  • Makala (2017)

  • Malcolm X (1992)

  • Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994)

  • Mama Africa (2011)

  • Marley (2012)

  • Marshall (2017)

  • Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band (2015)

  • Mavis! (2015)

  • Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

  • Maynard (2017)

  • Men of Honor (2000)

  • Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (2017)

  • Michael Jordan: An American Hero (1999)

  • Midnight Ramble (1994)

  • Miles Ahead (2015)

  • Modern Times: The Way of All Flesh (1997)

  • Molly’s Game (2017)

  • Moments Without Proper Names (1987)

  • Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin’ to Tell You (2013)

  • Mr. Chibbs (2017)

  • Mudimbe’s Order of Things (2015)

  • Muhammad Ali (2018)

  • Muhammad Ali, King Of the World (2000)

  • Muhammad Ali: The People’s Champ (2015)

  • My Other Home: Beijing (2017)

  • Nina (2016)

  • No No: A Dockumentary (2014)

  • Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)

  • Not 4 Sale (2013)

  • Notorious (2009)

  • Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance (2018)

  • Out of Darkness (1994)

  • Outcast Forever (2016)

  • Oya: Something Happened On the Way to West Africa! (2015)

  • Papa Machete (2014)

  • Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016)

  • Poetry Is an Island, Derek Walcott (2013)

  • Powell (2018)

  • Prince: Pop Life (2017)

  • Prince: R U Listening? (2017)

  • Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)

  • Public Enemies: Jay-Z vs Kanye

  • Queen of Katwe (2016)

  • Race (2016)

  • Ray (2004)

  • Redd Foxx: We’ve Come to Join You (2016)

  • Remember the Titans (2000)

  • Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)

  • Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner (2016)

  • Romeo Is Bleeding (2015)

  • Roxanne, Roxanne (2017)

  • Sam Lay in Bluesland (2015)

  • Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me (2017)

  • Sampha: Process (2017)

  • Satan & Adam (2017)

  • Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland (2018)

  • Searching for Augusta – The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne (2014)

  • Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

  • Selma (2014)

  • Sembene! (2015)

  • Seven Songs for Malcolm X (1993)

  • Shape Up: Gay in the Black Barbershop (2016)

  • Sierra Leone: An Artist’s Journey (2017)

  • Silas (2017)

  • Silence Breaker: The Sandra Bundy Story (2019)

  • Skin (2008)

  • Snowden (2016)

  • Soundtrack 7 (2016)

  • Southside with You (2016)

  • Spartacus (1960)

  • St. Louis Blues (1958)

  • Straight Outta Compton (2015)

  • Strike a Pose (2016)

  • Strong Island (2017)

  • Suzanne, Suzanne (1982)

  • Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai (2008)

  • Thank You for Your Service (2017)

  • The Amazing Nina Simone (2015)

  • The Autobiography of Gucci Mane (2019)

  • The Basketball Diaries (1995)

  • The Bear (1984)

  • The Billion Dollar Spy (2019)

  • The Birth of a Nation (2016)

  • The Book of Luke (2018)

  • The Butler (2013)

  • The Carter Effect (2017)

  • The Case of the Three Sided Dream (2014)

  • The Crying Conch (2017)

  • The Czar of Black Hollywood (2014)

  • The Duce’s Boxer (2017)

  • The Gospel According to André (2017)

  • The Great Debaters (2007)

  • The Greatest Showman (2017)

  • The Grim Sleeper (2014)

  • The Hurricane (1999)

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)

  • The Josephine Baker Story (1991)

  • The Last King of Scotland (2006)

  • The Life and Times of Elizabeth Keckly (2014)

  • The Lost City of Z (2016)

  • The Man Who Brought the Blues to Britain: Big Bill Broonzy (2013)

  • The Man Who Made It Snow (2014)

  • The Man Who Mends Women (2015)

  • The Marcus Garvey Story (2018)

  • The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

  • The Rachel Divide (2018)

  • The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017)

  • The Real Shirley Bassey (2001)

  • The Ron Clark Story (2006)

  • The Rosa Parks Story (2002)

  • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace (2016)

  • The Stars in My Soul (2019)

  • The Trials of Muhammad Ali (2013)

  • The World of Stephanie St Clair (2018)

  • Thornwell (1981)

  • Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl (2017)

  • Trumbo (2015)

  • Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

  • U.N.I.T.Y. (2018)

  • Untitled Aretha Franklin Biopic (2019)

  • Untitled Harriet Tubman Project (2018)

  • Untitled Muhammad Ali Documentary (2018)

  • Untitled Oscar Micheaux Project (2018)

  • Welcome to Marwen (2018)

  • What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)

  • Where Did the Women of Hip Hop Go? (2018)

  • Whitney (2018)

  • Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017)

  • Wilma (1977)

  • Winnie Mandela (2011)

  • Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun (2008)

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