Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool (2019)

Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool (2019)

Director: Stanley Nelson Writer(s): N/A Starring: Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, Carlos Santana, Clive Davis, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter Synopsis: Regarded as one of the most innovative, influential and respected figures in music, “Miles Davis: Birth Of The...
Muhammad Ali (2018)

Muhammad Ali (2018)

Director: Ken Burns Writer(s): Ken Burns Starring: Muhammad Ali Synopsis: An in-depth look at the life of boxer, Muhammad Ali, including his years as an activist and philanthropist. Release Date: 2021 (USA) | Length: 96 min | Genre: Biography,...
Whitney (2018)

Whitney (2018)

Director: Kevin Macdonald Writer(s): N/A Starring: Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Cissy Houston, Robyn Crawford, L.A. Reid, Clive Davis, Gary Houston, Alan Jacobs, Mary Jones, Lynne Volkman, Steven Gittelman Synopsis: Whitney Houston...
Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1 (2018)

Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1 (2018)

 Director: Dexton Deboree Writer(s): Dexton Deboree Starring: Spike Lee, Anthony Anderson, Michael B. Jordan, DJ Khaled, Lena Waithe, Kenya Barris, Jason Sudeikis, Carmelo Anthony, Russell Westbrook, Chuck D, Gizzle, Christian Combs, Kid Ink,...
The Rachel Divide (2018)

The Rachel Divide (2018)

Director: Laura Brownson Writer(s): Laura Brownson, Jeff Gilbert Starring: Rachel Dolezal Synopsis: Rachel Dolezal became infamous when she was unmasked as a white woman passing for black so thoroughly that she had become the head of her local...
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland (2018)

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

 Director: Kate Davis, David Heilbroner Writer(s): N/A Starring: Sandra Bland, Geneva Reed-Veal, Sharon Cooper, Shante Needham, Cannon Lambert, Elton Mathis, Sheriff Glenn Smith Synopsis: Sandra Bland was a bright, energetic activist whose life was...
Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes (2018)

Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes (2018)

 Director: Sophie Huber Writer(s): Sophie Huber Starring: Ambrose Akinmusire, Michael Cuscuna, Lou Donaldson, Robert Glasper, Herbie Hancock, Derrick Hodge, Norah Jones, Keith Lewis, Lionel Loueke, Terrace Martin, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Kendrick...
Satan & Adam (2017)

Satan & Adam (2017)

Director: V. Scott Balcerek Writer(s):  V. Scott Balcerek, Ryan Suffern Starring: Sterling Magee, Adam Gussow, The Edge, Rev. Al Sharpton, Harry Shearer, Quint Davis Synopsis: One was a demon on guitar; the other was fresh out of school and no...
Charm City (2018)

Charm City (2018)

Director: Marilyn Ness Writer(s): Marilyn Ness, Don Bernier Starring: N/A Synopsis: Charm City takes viewers beyond the television headlines and over the front lines of violence in Baltimore; in doing so, it reveals the grit and compassion of the...
United Skates (2018)

United Skates (2018)

Director: Dyana Winkler, Tina Brown Writer(s): Dyana Winkler Starring: Unknown Synopsis:  Credited with incubating East Coast hip-hop and West Coast rap, America’s roller rinks have long been bastions of regional African-American...
I Am Dick Gregory (2018)

I Am Dick Gregory (2018)

Director: Andre Gaines Writer(s): Andre Gaines Starring: Dick Gregory Synopsis: Documentary featuring the life and times of comedian, activist and pop culture icon Dick Gregory. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography,...
Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance (2018)

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

Director: Emmett and Brendan Malloy Writer(s): N/A Starring: Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace Synopsis: The life and times of Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace, who was gunned down on March 9, 1997 – a death that...
Where Did the Women of Hip Hop Go? (2018)

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

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Queen Latifah Synopsis: Where Did the Women of Hip Hop Go? tells the history of the pioneering female rappers in a world dominated by men. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Music,...
U.N.I.T.Y. (2018)

U.N.I.T.Y. (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Queen Latifah Synopsis: U.N.I.T.Y. follows Queen Latifah as she remakes her hit single from 1993. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History, Music | MPAA Rating: Unknown Related...
Always at The Carlyle (2018)

Always at The Carlyle (2018)

Director: Matthew Miele Writer(s): Matthew Miele Starring: Jon Hamm, Wes Anderson, Alan Cumming, Jeff Goldblum, George Clooney, Molly Ringwald, Tommy Lee Jones, Sofia Coppola, Anjelica Huston, Rita Wilson, Lenny Kravitz, Rob Marshall, Elaine Stritch,...
12: The Tamir Rice Story (2018)

12: The Tamir Rice Story (2018)

Director: Danielle Marshay Lee, Korstiaan Vandiver Writer(s): Samaria Rice, Korstiaan Vandiver Starring: Tamir Rice, Samaria Rice Synopsis: The story of Tamir Rice, a 12 year old boy who died in a fatal shooting at the hands of Cleveland police. Note: No...
American Dream American Knightmare (2019)

American Dream American Knightmare (2019)

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer(s): N/A Starring:   Marion ‘Suge’ Knight Synopsis: Special will delve deep into the life and storied exploits Suge Knight, Death Row Records co-founder, as well as the volatile and highly influential era...
With Drawn Arms (2018)

With Drawn Arms (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Tommie Smith, John Carlos Synopsis:  The documentary will focus on Olympic gold medalist and former NFL wider receiver, Tommie Smith, who along with fellow Olympian John Carlos, were suspended from the 1968...
Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History (2017)

Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History (2017)

Director: Tom Stern Writer(s):  Evan Waite Starring: Kevin Hart, Lonnie Chavis, Saniyya Sidney, Jessica Makinson, Gerald ‘Slink’ Johnson, Al Shearer, Kirk Bovill, Derek Basco, Deborah Rombaut, Frederick Lawrence, Philip Friedman, Eunice...
Chris Rock: Tamborine (2018)

Chris Rock: Tamborine (2018)

 Director: Bo Burnham Writer(s): Chris Rock Starring: Chris Rock Synopsis: Chris Rock takes the stage in Brooklyn for a comedy special filled with searing observations on fatherhood, infidelity and American politics. Release Date: February...
Studio 54 (2018)

Studio 54 (2018)

Director: Matt Tyrnauer Writer(s): N/A Starring: Steve Rubell, Ian Schrager, Nile Rodgers Synopsis: Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism–a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era. Its co-owners,...
The Gospel According to André (2017)

The Gospel According to André (2017)

 Director: Kate Novack Writer(s): N/A Starring: André Leon Tally, Anna Wintour, Tamron Hall, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, Diane von Furstenberg, Whoopi Goldberg, Valentino, Manolo Blahnik, Maureen Dowd, Fran Lebowitz, Eboni Marshall Turman, Will.i.am,...
Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation (2017)

Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation (2017)

Director: Stan Lathan Writer(s): Dave Chappelle Starring: Dave Chappelle Synopsis: Dave jokes about the sexual assaults dominating the 2017 entertainment news and how and why people allow themselves to be abused. Release Date: December 31, 2017 (USA) |...
Dave Chappelle: Equanimity (2017)

Dave Chappelle: Equanimity (2017)

Director: Stan Lathan Writer(s): Dave Chappelle Starring: Dave Chappelle Synopsis: Dave talks about not actually growing up in the projects, the hate he received from the transgender community, and from fake news. Release Date: December 31, 2017 (USA) |...
Prince: R U Listening? (2017)

Prince: R U Listening? (2017)

Director: Michael John Kirk Writer(s): N/A Starring: Prince, Dez Dickerson, André Cymone, Bono, Mick Jagger, Billy Idol, Lenny Kravitz, Sheila E. Synopsis: The film will chart Prince’s early years and rise to super-stardom, as seen through...
Prince: Pop Life (2017)

Prince: Pop Life (2017)

Director: Mathieu Bitton, Frédéric Bénudis Writer(s): N/A Starring: Prince Synopsis: Prince: Pop Life is a “music-driven” piece filled with “exclusive footage” and unique animated sequences concocted by comic book...
Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl (2017)

Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl (2017)

Director: Julie Dash Writer(s): Julie Dash Starring: Danny Glover, Woodie King Jr., Hugh Masekela, Olu Dara, Vertamae Grosvenor, Manthia Diawara, Quincy Troupe, Ishmael Reed, Sonia Sanchez, Marshall Allen, Sam Waymon, Psyche Williams-Forson, Jessica B....
Maynard (2017)

Maynard (2017)

Director: Samuel D. Pollard Writer(s): Sheila Curran Bernard Starring: Andrew Young, Maynard H. Jackson III, Vernon Jordan, Joseph Lowery, Valerie Amanda Jackson, Elizabeth J. Hodges, Elaine Alexander, Alexandra Jackson, Carol Ann Miller, Valerie R. Jackson,...
DeRay Davis: How to Act Black (2017)

DeRay Davis: How to Act Black (2017)

 Director: Marcus Raboy Writer(s): DeRay Davis Starring: DeRay Davis Synopsis: Dynamic comic DeRay Davis hits the stage like a ball of fire, nailing the finer points of living, dating and handling show business as a black man. Release Date:...
Baltimore Rising (2017)

Baltimore Rising (2017)

Director: Sonja Sohn Writer(s): N/A Starring: Genard “Shadow” Barr, Kevin Davis, Makayla Gilliam-Price, Adam Jackson, Dayvon Love, Kwame Rose, Lt. Colonel Melvin Russell, Dawnyell Taylor Synopsis: Told through the journeys of local activists,...
Sierra Leone: An Artist’s Journey (2017)

Sierra Leone: An Artist’s Journey (2017)

Director: Clive Patterson Writer(s): N/A Starring: Charlie Haffner Synopsis: The documentary tells the inspiring story of Charlie Haffner, Sierra Leone’s most beloved theatre director, who, after decades watching his country crumble and seeing his...
1804: The Hidden History of Haiti (2017)

1804: The Hidden History of Haiti (2017)

Director: Tariq Nasheed Writer(s): N/A Starring: Akala, Bayyinah Bello, Èzili Dantò, Princess Fortier, Andrea L Gavidia, Fabien Gravillon, Gerald Horne, Wyclef Jean, Leonard Jeffries, Kaba Kamene, Sheila M. Lockhart, Steve Luchsinger, Scotty...
Foreman (2017)

Foreman (2017)

Director: Chris Perkel Writer(s): Chris Perkel Starring: George Foreman, George Foreman Jr., Bob Arum, Jim Brown, Gerry Cooney, Ralph Cooper, Evander Holyfield, Jim Lampley, Larry Merchant, Bruce Trampler, Chuck Wepner Synopsis: FOREMAN is the...
Silas (2017)

Silas (2017)

Director: Hawa Essuman, Anjali Nayar Writer(s): N/A Starring: Silas Siakor Synopsis: A profile of the life of Liberian activist Silas Siakor, a tireless crusader against illegal logging and a symbol of resistance for a new generation. Release Date:...
Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me (2017)

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

Director: Samuel D. Pollard Writer(s): Laurence Maslon Starring: Sammy Davis Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Norman Lear, Jerry Lewis, Kim Novak, Quincy Jones Synopsis: Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me is the first major film...
Makala (2017)

Makala (2017)

Director: Emmanuel Gras Writer(s): N/A Starring: Kabwita Kasongo, Lydie Kasongo Synopsis: Trials tribulation dreams and aspirations of a young farmer earning a living making and selling charcoal in Congo. Release Date: September 9, 2017 (Canada) |...
The Carter Effect (2017)

The Carter Effect (2017)

Director: Sean Menard Writer(s): N/A Starring: Vince Carter, Drake, Tracy McGrady, Steve Nash, Director X., David Stern, Michelle Carter-Scott Synopsis: In his latest documentary, Sean Menard gives viewers an unprecedented look at Vince Carter: the...
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017)

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017)

Director: Sophie Fiennes Writer(s):  N/A Starring: Grace Jones, Jean-Paul Goude, Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare Synopsis: Larger than life, wild, scary and androgynous – Grace Jones plays all these parts. Yet here we also discover her as a...
The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017)

The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017)

Director: Nancy Buirski Writer(s): Nancy Buirski Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Jack Kyser, Tommy Bernardi, Tom Gibbs, Recy Taylor, Esther Cooper Jackson, Alma Daniels, Robert Corbitt, Danielle L. McGuire, Crystal Feimster, James Johnson II, John L. Payne,...
Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G. (2017)

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

Director: Mark Ford Writer(s): Mark Ford Starring: Voletta Wallace, Cheo Hodari Coker, Lil’ Cease, Hubert Sam, Rob Marriott, Naquon ‘Nino Brown’ Jackson, D. Roc, 50-Grand, Mister Cee, Misa Hylton-Brim, Sean Combs, Faith Evans, Cheryl...
Cahier Africain (2016)

Cahier Africain (2016)

Director: Heidi Specogna Writer(s): Heidi Specogna Starring: N/A Synopsis: It all started with a small exercise book. Its page were checkered with the courageous testimonies of 300 Central African women, girls and men. They reveal what Congolese...
How They Sway (2017)

How They Sway (2017)

Director: Jaad Asante Writer(s): N/A Starring: Unknown Synopsis: A glimpse into Atlanta’s predominantly black dance company, Ballethnic. Founded in 1990 by husband/wife team Waverly T. Lucas II and Nena Gilreath, Asante turns her lens on the...
Step (2017)

Step (2017)

Director: Amanda Lipitz Writer(s): N/A Starring: Paula Dofat, Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon Synopsis: STEP documents the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As...
Hired Gun (2016)

Hired Gun (2016)

Director: Fran Strine Writer(s): Tim Calandrello, Fran Strine Starring: Kenny Aronoff, Corey Britz, Kara Britz, Phil Buckman, Nick Buda, Paul Bushnell, Phil Chen, Alice Cooper, Kenneth Crouch, Bevan Davies, Justin Derrico, Liberty DeVitto, Dave Ellefson,...
Public Enemies: Jay-Z vs Kanye

Public Enemies: Jay-Z vs Kanye

Director: Unknown Writer(s): N/A Starring: Jay-Z, Kanye West Synopsis: The rise and fall of Jay-Z and Kanye West featuring home video, unseen footage and exclusive interviews from those who know the rap duo the best. It’s a tale of creativity...
Mali Blues (2016)

Mali Blues (2016)

Director: Lutz Gregor Writer(s): N/A Starring: Fatoumata Diawara, Ahmed Ag Kaedi, Bassékou Kouyaté, Master Soumy Synopsis: The West African country of Mali is considered the birthplace of the blues and jazz, brought later by abducted...
My Other Home: Beijing (2017)

My Other Home: Beijing (2017)

Director: Larry Yang Writer(s): N/A Starring: Stephon Marbury, Frankie Faison, Cassandra Freeman, Godfrey Gao, Brian Yang, Quincy Chad, Allen Iverson, Tabitha Holbert, Baron Davis, Sunny Wang, Jessica Jung, Vivian Dawson, Andrew Manning, Yunxiang Gao, Kellen...
Liyana (2017)

Liyana (2017)

Director: Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp Writer(s): Gcina Mhlophe (Story Advisor) Starring: Gcina Mhlophe Synopsis: A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. This animated African tale is born in the imaginations of five...
Mr. Chibbs (2017)

Mr. Chibbs (2017)

Director: Jill Campbell Writer(s): Jill Campbell Starring: Kenny Smith, Tiki Barber, Spinderella, Bobby Hurley, Kenny Anderson, Alisha Greenstein, David Falk, Brian Oliver, Dennis Scott, Nate Archibald, Natasha Anderson, Tom Konchalski...
Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive (2017)

Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive (2017)

Director: Ryan Polito Writer(s): Tracy Morgan Starring: Tracy Morgan Synopsis: Tracy Morgan explores his renewed take on life, career and mortality following the devastating near-fatal 2014 traffic collision he was involved in. From coping with a...
Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017)

Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017)

Director: Nick Broomfield, Rudi Dolezal Writer(s): Nick Broomfield Starring: Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Bobby Brown, Robyn Crawford, John Russell Houston Jr., Cissy Houston, David Roberts Synopsis: “Whitney. Can I Be Me,”...
Burn Motherfucker, Burn! (2017)

Burn Motherfucker, Burn! (2017)

Director: Sacha Jenkins Writer(s): N/A Starring: Alex Alonso, Nicolas Alonso, B-Real, Danny Bakewell, Denise Barnes, Karen Bass, Charlie Beck, Horace C. Bowers, Vivian D. Bowers, Harland Braun, Jeff Chang, Roy Choi, Perry L. Crouch, Patrisse Cullors,...
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (2017)

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (2017)

Director: David France Writer(s): David France, Mark Blane Starring: Victoria Cruz, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Michael Baden, Frances Baugh, Pat Bumgardner, Jimmy Camicia, Eddie DeGrand, Matt Foreman, Jacques Garon, Chelsea Goodwin, Xena...
Let It Fall: L.A. 1982-1992 (2017)

Let It Fall: L.A. 1982-1992 (2017)

Director: John Ridley Writer(s): John Ridley Starring: Michael Moulin, Henry Keith Watson, Bobby Green, Georgiana Williams, Damian Williams, Tom Elfmont, Lisa Phillips, Tim Goldman, Gary Williams, Henry King, Kee Ha, Donald Jones,...
Chasing Trane (2016)

Chasing Trane (2016)

Director: John Scheinfeld Writer(s): N/A Starring: John Coltrane, Denzel Washington, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, Reggie Workman, Carlos Santana, John Densmore, Common, Kamasi Washington, Ben Ratliff, Ashley Kahn, Cornel West, Bill Clinton...
Laura Mvula: Generation Anxiety (2017)

Laura Mvula: Generation Anxiety (2017)

Director: Sophie Robehmed Writer(s): Sophie Robehmed Starring: Laura Mvula, Eleanor Morgan, Marjorie Wallace, Bryony Gordon Synopsis: Singer Laura Mvula examines anxiety disorders and looks at why those who are 35 and under are more prone to experiencing it....
Alive and Kicking (2016)

Alive and Kicking (2016)

Director: Susan Glatzer Writer(s): Susan Glatzer, Heidi Zimmerman Starring: Mary Murphy, Norma Miller, Chester A. Whitmore, Hilary Alexander, Chazz Young, Dawn Hampton, Frankie Manning Synopsis: Alive and Kicking gives the audience an intimate,...
Sam Lay in Bluesland (2015)

Sam Lay in Bluesland (2015)

Director: John Anderson Writer(s): N/A Starring: Iggy Pop, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Barry Goldberg, Elvin Bishop, James Cotton, Gary Mallaber, Rob Stone, Nick Gravenites, Marcy Levy, Corky Siegel, Charlie Musselwhite, Sam Lay, Jim Keltner, Rollo Radford...
The Clip (2015)

The Clip (2015)

Director: Andreas Magnell, Viktor Nordenskiöld Writer(s): Viktor Nordenskiöld, Andreas Magnell Starring: Mario Buce, Xavier Campione, Beyoncé Knowles, Frank Gatson Jr. Synopsis: Mario Buce and Xavier Campione get invited to work...
Rock and a Hard Place (2017)

Rock and a Hard Place (2017)

Director: Jon Alpert, Matthew O’Neill Writer(s): N/A Starring: Dwayne Johnson Synopsis: A look at the Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Boot Camp Program, which allows young inmates undergo a strict six-week course in order to...
All Jokes Aside: Black Women in Comedy (2017)

All Jokes Aside: Black Women in Comedy (2017)

Director: Erik Parker Writer(s): N/A Starring: Tichina Arnold, Michelle Buteau, Marie Faustin, Tiffany Haddish, Luenell, Jasmine Luv, Moms Mabley, Yvonne Orji, April Reign, Amanda Seales, Sasha Stewart, Sydnee Washington, Debra Wilson Synopsis: To celebrate Black...
The Duce’s Boxer (2017)

The Duce’s Boxer (2017)

Director: Tony Saccucci Writer(s): Mauro Valeri (book) Starring: Leone Jacovacci Synopsis: A documentary about Leone Jacovacci, a black Italian boxer who discredited 20th century Italian dictator Benito Mussolini’s racist ideology by winning...
The Blood Is at the Doorstep (2017)

The Blood Is at the Doorstep (2017)

Director: Erik Ljung Writer(s) N/A Starring: Dameion Perkins, Maria Hamilton, Nathaniel Hamilton Sr., Nate Hamilton, Dontre Hamilton Synopsis: Nate Hamilton and his brother Dontre grew up like twins. Even as adults, Nate felt responsible to look after his...
G-Funk (2017)

G-Funk (2017)

Director: Karam Gill Writer(s): Warren G., Karam Gill Starring: Ice Cube, Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, Big Boy, Wiz Khalifa, George Clinton, The Lady of Rage, Russell Simmons, Chingy, Warren G., Kurupt, Too $hort, Deion Sanders, Chuck D., Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel,...
The Work (2017)

The Work (2017)

Director: Gethin Aldous, Jairus McLeary Writer(s): N/A Starring: Kiki, Brian, Chris, Dark Cloud, Vegas, Charles Synopsis: Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, “The Work” follows three men from outside as they participate in a...
Disgraced (2017)

Disgraced (2017)

Director: Pat Kondelis Writer(s): N/A Starring: Patrick Dennehy, Dave Bliss Synopsis: “Disgraced” is a comprehensive account of the murder of Baylor basketball star Patrick Dennehy and the ensuing attempted cover up of NCAA rules violations...
Barbecue (2017)

Barbecue (2017)

Director: Matthew Salleh Writer(s): N/A Starring: N/A Synopsis: A symphony of meat and fire, Barbecue shows us how an everyday ritual is shared by cultures around the world, as a way to celebrate community, friendship, and tradition. A film told in...
Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story (2017)

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

Director: Daniel Kaufman Writer(s): N/A Starring: Sean Combs, Lil’ Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas, The Lox Synopsis: A raw and exclusive look behind the scenes at the history and legacy of Bad Boy through a complex...
Dying Laughing (2016)

Dying Laughing (2016)

Director: Lloyd Stanton, Paul Toogood Writer(s): N/A Starring: Stephen K. Amos, Dave Attell, Sandra Bernhard, Frankie Boyle, Jo Brand, Neal Brennan, Cocoa Brown, Cedric the Entertainer, Kevin Christy, Billy Connolly, Steve Coogan, Grant Cotter, Tommy...
The Talk – Race in America (2017)

The Talk – Race in America (2017)

Director: Samuel D. Pollard Writer(s): N/A Starring: Kenya Barris, Charles Blow, Nas, Rosie Perez, John Singleton, Samaria Rice, Tamir Rice, Tim McGinty, Devin Mims, Abdul Kareem Henton, Bakari Kitwana, Latonya Goldsby, Isa Alshawabka, Robin Andrews, Shelly...
Chavela (2017)

Chavela (2017)

Director: Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi Writer(s): N/A Starring: Pedro Almodóvar, Elena Benarroch, Miguel Bosé, Liliana Felipe, Laura García-Lorca, Mariana Gyalui, Jose Alfredo Jimenez Jr., Patria Jiménez Flores, Eugenia...
Strong Island (2017)

Strong Island (2017)

Director: Yance Ford Writer(s): Yance Ford Starring: Yance Ford, Harvey Walker, Kevin Myers, Lauren Ford, David Breen, Ed Boyar, Barbara Dunmore Ford, William Ford Jr. Synopsis: Examining the violent death of the filmmaker’s brother and the...
Waiting for Hassana (2017)

Waiting for Hassana (2017)

Director: Ifunanya Maduka Writer(s): Ifunanya Maduka Starring: N/A Synopsis: In 2014, 276 teenage girls came together for exams in Chibok, Nigeria — by dawn, nearly all had disappeared and their school was burnt. Jessica, an escapee, shares...
Whose Streets? (2017)

Whose Streets? (2017)

Director: Sabaah Folayan, Damon Davis Writer(s): Sabaah Folayan Starring: Lezley McSpadden, Michael Brown Sr., David Whitt, Montague Simmons, Jamala Rogers, Ashley Yates, Anthony Shadid, Kayla Reed, T-Dubb-O, Catherine Daniels, Tef Poe, Brittany...
David Bowie: The Last Five Years (2017)

David Bowie: The Last Five Years (2017)

Director: Francis Whately Writer(s): N/A Starring: David Bowie, Earl Slick, Gail Ann Dorsey, Gerry Leonard, Catherine Russel, Sterling Campbell, Tony Visconti, Zachary Alford, David Torn, Geoff MacCormack, Mike Garson, Ava Cherry, Carlos Alomar, Reeves...
Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America (2016)

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

Director: Matthew Ornstein Writer(s): N/A Starring: Daryl Davis Synopsis: Daryl Davis is an accomplished musician who was played all over the world. He also has an unusual hobby, particularly for a middle aged black man. When not displaying his musical...
Reggie Watts: Spatial (2016)

Reggie Watts: Spatial (2016)

Director: Benjamin Dickinson Writer(s): Reggie Watts Starring: Reggie Watts Synopsis: The comedian and musician, Reggie Watts, brings viewers along on a one-of-a-kind surrealist experimental comedy adventure. The completely improvised show weaves...
Amaka’s Kin: The Women of Nollywood (2016)

Amaka’s Kin: The Women of Nollywood (2016)

Director: Tope Oshin Writer(s): Tope Oshin Starring: Omoni Oboli, Stephanie Linus, Tope Oshin, Jadesola Osiberu, Mildred Okwo, Adeola Osunkojo, Blessing Effiom Egbe, Belinda Yanga, Ema Edosio, Michelle Bello, Lowladee Omolola Adeleke, Pat Oghre Imohbio...
Swagger (2016)

Swagger (2016)

Director: Olivier Babinet Writer(s): Olivier Babinet Starring: Aïssatou Dia, Mariyama Diallo, Abou Fofana, Nazario Giordano, Astan Gonle, Salimata Gonle, Naïla Hanafi, Aaron N’Kiambi, Régis Marvin Merveille N’Kissi Moggzi,...
Wrong Elements (2016)

Wrong Elements (2016)

Director: Jonathan Littell Writer(s): Jonathan Littell Starring: Geofrey, Nighty, Mike, Lapisa Evelyn, Dominic Ogwen Synopsis: Uganda, 1989. A young rebel who claims to be visited by spirits, Joseph Kony, forms a movement against the central power:...
Charged: The DA vs. Black America (2016)

Charged: The DA vs. Black America (2016)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): N/A Starring: Black Thought, Marilyn Mosby, Rashad Robinson Synopsis: An in-depth look into the criminal justice system through cases and families in New Orleans, LA, Milwaukee, WI, and Baltimore, MD, the documentary exposes how...
Hamilton’s America (2016)

Hamilton’s America (2016)

Director: Lin-Manuel Miranda Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Christopher Jackson, Leslie Odom Jr., Barack Obama, Nas, Jimmy Fallon, Daveed Diggs, Brandon Victor Dixon Synopsis: a feature film...
Life, Animated (2016)

Life, Animated (2016)

Director: Roger Ross Williams Writer(s): Ron Suskind Starring: Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Alan Rosenblatt, Owen Suskind Synopsis: A coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated...
Freeway: Crack in the System (2015)

Freeway: Crack in the System (2015)

Director: Marc Levin Writer(s): Marc Levin Starring: André Douglas Pond Cummings, Starring: André Douglas Pond Cummings, Freeway Rick Ross Synopsis: FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM tells the story of broken dreams, drug dealers,...
Girls Don’t Fly (2016)

Girls Don’t Fly (2016)

Director: Monika Grassl Writer(s): Monika Grassl Starring: Lydia, Tina, Hamdiatu and Esther Synopsis: An airstrip, a hangar and a classroom somewhere in rural Ghana: This is the place where 18-year-old Lydia and 20-year-old Esther hope to achieve...
Shelter (2015)

Shelter (2015)

Director: Brent Renaud, Craig Renaud Writer(s): Brent Renaud, Craig Renaud Starring: N/A Synopsis: The Covenant House, located on the outskirts of the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, cares for the most damaged population of youth that exists...
Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016)

Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016)

Director: Leslie Small Writer(s): Kevin Hart Starring: Kevin Hart, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Ed Helms, David Meunier, Joey Wells, Richardson Jones, Magali Amadei, Gabriel Tsai, Peter Mensah, Daniel Bernhardt, Dennis Keiffer, Ben Seaward, Ashli Dowling,...
Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

Director: Bob Hercules, Rita Coburn Whack Writer(s): NA Starring: Maya Angelou, Cicely Tyson, Guy Johnson, Diahann Carroll, Don Martin, Louise Meriwether, Nikki Giovanni, Louis Gossett Jr., Alice Windom, Jules Feiffer, Robert Loomis, Common, John Singleton,...
Redd Foxx: We’ve Come to Join You (2016)

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

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Redd Foxx, Eddie Griffin, Paul Mooney, Linda Griner, Della Reese, Bob Einstein, Michael Starr, George Wallace, Kliph Nesteroff, Tom Dreesen, Starring: Redd Foxx, Eddie Griffin, Paul Mooney, Linda Griner, Della Reese,...
13th (2016)

13th (2016)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer(s):  Spencer Averick, Ava DuVernay Starring: N/A Synopsis: An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality. READ REVIEW Release Date:...
Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner (2016)

Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner (2016)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Roger Guenveur Smith Synopsis: Hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith (who also appears in “The Birth of a Nation”), the documentary features interviews with descendants of those who helped shaped...
I Called Him Morgan (2016)

I Called Him Morgan (2016)

Director: Kasper Collin Writer(s): Kasper Collin Starring: Helen Morgan, Lee Morgan Synopsis: A documentary about the turbulent relationship between the great jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife, Helen Morgan that led to her shooting...
I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

Director: Raoul Peck Writer(s): Raoul Peck, James Baldwin Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Medgar Evers, Robert F. Kennedy, Harry Belafonte, Paul Weiss, Dick Cavett, H. Rap Brown, Bob Dylan, Leander Perez, Sidney...
The Skyjacker’s Tale (2016)

The Skyjacker’s Tale (2016)

Director: Jamie Kastner Writer(s): Jamie Kastner Starring: Ishmael Muslim Ali, Isabella Carr, Bradley Gordon, Margaret Ratner Kunstler Synopsis: After five citizens of the Virgin Islands are convicted in the 1970s of a massacre at one of the...
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