Grass is Greener (2019)

Grass is Greener (2019)

Director: Fab 5 Freddy Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Snoop Dogg, B-Real, Damian Marley Synopsis: A look at America’s complicated relationship with cannabis. Release Date: April 20, 2019 (USA) | Length: 97 min | Genre: History | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
Emanuel (2019)

Emanuel (2019)

Director: Brian Ivie Writer(s): Brian Ivie Starring: Kyle Leatherberry, Brien Gregorie, Mark Williams Synopsis: On June 17th, 2015, a white supremacist walked into a bible study and murdered nine African Americans. This is the story of the victims and survivors of...
Amazing Grace (2018)

Amazing Grace (2018)

Director: Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack Writer(s): N/A Starring: Aretha Franklin, Reverand James Cleveland, C.L. Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Bernard Purdie, Chuck Rainey, Clara Ward, Mick Jagger, Sydney Pollack, Charlie Watts Synopsis: A documentary presenting Aretha...
The Best of Enemies (2019)

The Best of Enemies (2019)

Director: Robin Bissell Writer(s): Robin Bissell (adaptation), Osha Gray Davidson (book) Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay, Nick Searcy, Wes Bentley, Anne Heche, Bruce McGill, John Gallagher Jr., Nicholas Logan, Gilbert Glenn Brown, Caitlin...
You Brought The Sunshine: The Story of the Clark Sisters (2019)

You Brought The Sunshine: The Story of the Clark Sisters (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The story of the legendary gospel group, the Clark Sisters. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History, Music | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Produced by Queen Latifah, Mary J....
I Am Dick Gregory (2019)

I Am Dick Gregory (2019)

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, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
Respect (2020)

Respect (2020)

Director: Liesl Tommy Writer(s): Callie Khouri Starring: Jennifer Hudson Synopsis: The film covers the life of the late Franklin from singing as a child in her father’s church’s choir to becoming an iconic superstar and civil rights activist. Release Date: August 14,...
Let It Shine – Donald Shirley In His Own Words (2019)

Let It Shine – Donald Shirley In His Own Words (2019)

Director: Josef Astor Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Donald Shirley, Josef Astor Synopsis: A documentary about the life of Donald Walbridge Shirley as told by Donald Shirley. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History, Music | MPAA Rating:...
Angela Davis: An Autobiography (2018)

Angela Davis: An Autobiography (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Eisa Davis, Kay Oyegun Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Unknown Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Forest Whitaker an Angela Davis are executive producers on this project. So far no...
Jesus Was My Homeboy (2020)

Jesus Was My Homeboy (2020)

Director: Shaka King Writer(s): Will Berson, Charles D. King, Shaka King, The Lucas Brothers (Keith Lucas, Kenneth Lucas) Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield Synopsis: The film will follow the rise and untimely demise of Fred Hampton as seen through the eyes...
The Apollo (2019)

The Apollo (2019)

Director: Roger Ross Williams Writer(s): Cassidy Hartmann, Roger Ross Williams Starring: Patti LaBelle, Pharrell Williams, Smokey Robinson, Jamie Foxx Synopsis: The history of New York City’s Apollo Theater in Harlem is given the full treatment. Release Date:...
Genius: Aretha Franklin (2020)

Genius: Aretha Franklin (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Aretha Franklin Synopsis: Part of the NatGeo Genius series. The anthology series will explore Franklin’s musical genius, incomparable career and the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she had around the world and...
When Reagan Killed Roosevelt (2019)

When Reagan Killed Roosevelt (2019)

Director: Seith Mann Writer(s): N/A Starring:  Chuck D, Keith Shocklee Synopsis: The never before told story of the formative years of the famed rap group Public Enemy and how Nixon’s war on drugs and Reagan’s trickle-down economics inadvertently gave...
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

Director: Xavier Burgin Writer(s): Ashlee Blackwell, Danielle Burrows, Robin R. Means Coleman (book) Starring: Rusty Cundieff, Ernest R. Dickerson, Robin R. Means Coleman, Jordan Peele, Tananarive Due, Rachel True, Ken Foree, Keith David, Tony Todd, Paula Jai Parker,...
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders Writer(s): N/A Starring: Toni Morrison, Hilton Als, Oprah Winfrey, Russell Banks, Angela Davis, Robert Gottlieb, Walter Mosley, Fran Lebowitz, Peter Sellars, Farah Griffin, Paula Giddings, David Carrasco, Sonia Sanchez, Richard...
Always in Season (2019)

Always in Season (2019)

Director: Jacqueline Olive Writer(s): Don Bernier, Jacqueline Olive Starring: Claudia Lacy, Larry Lacy Jr., Lennon Lacy Synopsis: When 17-year-old Lennon Lacy is found hanging from a swing set in rural North Carolina in 2014, his mother’s search for justice and...
Steal Away (2020)

Steal Away (2020)

Director: Charles Burnett Writer(s): Andy Froemke Starring: Unknown Synopsis: A film about the daring theft and escape of Robert Smalls, a slave in 1862 Charleston, SC. With a crew of fellow slaves, their families and Smalls’ own wife and children on board, the...
Fyre (2019)

Fyre (2019)

Director: Chris Smith Writer(s): Chris Smith Starring: Seth Crossno, Brett Kincaid, Andy King, Billy McFarland, Mary Ann Rolle, Ja Rule, Marc Weinstein Synopsis: An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival. Created by...
Fyre Fraud (2019)

Fyre Fraud (2019)

Director: Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason Writer(s): Lana Barkin, Jenner Furst, Jed Lipinski, Julia Willoughby Nason Starring: Bella Hadid, Ja Rule, Billy McFarland, Cameron Davison, Matthew Burton Spector Synopsis: Concert promoters and rapper Ja Rule advertise...
The Rhinelander Affair (2019)

The Rhinelander Affair (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): William Kinsolving (novel) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The real life story of the 1925 divorce trial of Leonard Rhinelander, an upper-class man from New Rochelle, New York and Alice Jones Rhinelander, a working-class woman with...
Silence Breaker: The Sandra Bundy Story (2019)

Silence Breaker: The Sandra Bundy Story (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The story of Sandra Bundy, the first woman to fight against sexual harassment in the workplace. The film will highlight Bundy’s historic court case, Bundy v. Jackson, which determined that sexual...
Dance to the Streaming Music (2019)

Dance to the Streaming Music (2019)

Director: Brady Spensor Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Sly Stone Synopsis: A feature documentary about Sly and The Family Stone and their impact on the development of funk, soul, rock, and psychedelic music and will include exclusive interviews and footage of Sly and...
Jump At The Sun (2019)

Jump At The Sun (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Charles Fuller (screenplay) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: A Film About The First Black Pilots To Fly Across America in 1932. The movie will follow James Herman Banning and Thomas C. Allen as they traverse the elements, encounter the Ku Klux...
Rosa (2020)

Rosa (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Charlie Kessler, Hamid Torabpour Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Rosa will chronicle the first 24-hours as they unfold after the arrest of Parks on December 1, 1955. The project will also recognize the contributions to the civil rights...
The Glorias: A Life On The Road (2020)

The Glorias: A Life On The Road (2020)

Director: Julie Taymor Writer(s): Sarah Ruhl, Gloria Steinem (book), Julie Taymor (screenplay) Starring: Alicia Vikander, Janelle Monáe, Julianne Moore, Lulu Wilson, Bette Midler Synopsis: A feature film based on feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s best selling...
2018: In Memoriam (2018)

2018: In Memoriam (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): N/A Starring: Robin Roberts, Burt Reynolds, Loni Anderson, Reba McEntire, John Schneider, Marilu Henner, Lee Corso, Stan Lee, Mark Hamill, Jimmy Kimmel, Evangeline Lilly, John McCain, Joe Lieberman, Cindy McCain, Lindsey Graham, Larry...
Untitled Harriet Tubman Project (2018)

Untitled Harriet Tubman Project (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Kirk Ellis Starring: Viola Davis, Mike Gassaway Synopsis: The life of Civil War-era activist Harriet Tubman, who worked to liberate slaves in the American South by developing an a secretive system that allowed them to escape to freedom....
The Devil Soldier (2020)

The Devil Soldier (2020)

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer(s): Caleb Carr (novel) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The Devil Soldier is a historical epic which follows the American outlaw-turned-mercenary Frederick Townsend Ward during the Taiping Rebellion. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown |...
What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)

What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer(s): Steven Leckart Starring: Muhammad Ali Synopsis: Unknown Release Date: 2019 (USA) | Length: Unknown | Genre: History, Biography, Sports | MPAA Rating: NR...
The Fighting Shirley Chisholm (2020)

The Fighting Shirley Chisholm (2020)

Director: Maggie Betts Writer(s): Adam Countee Starring: Viola Davis Synopsis: Biopic about the life of Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Drama, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Viola Davis is also a...
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2019)

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2019)

Director: Aaron Sorkin Writer(s): Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), Brett Morgen Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jonathan Majors Synopsis: The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National...
The Liberators (2019)

The Liberators (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Madison Turner (script) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The story of the 761st regiment in World War II, an entirely African-American combat unit whose heroism led to the desegregation of the armed forces. Release Date: Unknown | Length:...
In Search of Greatness (2018)

In Search of Greatness (2018)

Director: Gabe Polsky Writer(s): Gabe Polsky Starring: Wayne Gretzky, Jerry Rice, Pelé, Ken Robinson, David Epstein Synopsis: Through the eyes of the greatest athletes of all time, IN SEARCH OF GREATNESS is a cinematic journey into the secrets of genius. Release Date:...
Untitled Earth Kitt Project (2020)

Untitled Earth Kitt Project (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): John Williams (book) Starring: Keesha Sharp Synopsis: The life of performer Earth Kitt based on Kitt’s biography “America’s Mistress: The Life and Times of Eartha Kitt” by John Williams. Release Date: Unknown | Length:...
Untitled Prince Documentary 2 (2019)

Untitled Prince Documentary 2 (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Prince and the Revolution Synopsis: A documentary about Prince and the Revolution’s legendary concert at Minneapolis’ First Avenue in August of 1983 Release Date: 2017 | Length: Unknown | Genre: History, Music | MPAA...
Untitled Prince Project (2019)

Untitled Prince Project (2019)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Prince Synopsis: The multiple-part documentary will cover the artist’s entire life and feature interviews, archival footage, photos and more. Note: The project has the full cooperation of the late artist’s estate....
The Marcus Garvey Story (2018)

The Marcus Garvey Story (2018)

Director: Steven Anderson Writer(s): Jodi Sallinder Starring: Kevin Navayne, Dennis Haysbert, Janet Hubert, Tobin Bell, Dan Gauthier, Lili Mirojnick, Christian Campbell, Rhashan Stone, Tobias Truvillion, Ross Partridge, Rick Pasqualone, Kristinia DeBarge, Scot...
Untitled Sylvia Robinson Project (2020)

Untitled Sylvia Robinson Project (2020)

Director: Justin Simien Writer(s): Tracy Oliver, Malcolm Spellman, Carlito Rodriguez Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The rags-to-riches tale about how Sylvia Robinson blazed a trail as a female record producer and music mogul in a male-dominated industry. In 1979 she...
With Drawn Arms (2018)

With Drawn Arms (2018)

https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/3047713/video-820269-h264_high.mp4 Click Play Button to view Trailer Director: Glenn Kaino, Afshin Shahidi Writer(s): N/A Starring: Tommie Smith, John Carlos, Jesse Williams, Barack Obama, Lonnie Bunch, Glenn Kaino, Wassan...
Fire on the Hill (2018)

Fire on the Hill (2018)

Director: Brett Fallentine Writer(s): N/A Starring: Ghuan, Chris, Calvin, Charlie, Johnna, Bear, Peetie, Ray Synopsis: Five miles south of downtown Los Angeles is a place that was, until recent years, known as the murder capital of the world. For most, South Central...
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)

Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)

Director: RaMell Ross Writer(s): RaMell Ross, Maya Krinsky Starring: Latrenda ‘Boosie’ Ash, Quincy Bryant, Daniel Collins Synopsis: Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, this film is constructed in a form that allows the viewer an...
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. Release Date: Unknown...
City of Joy (2016)

City of Joy (2016)

Director: Madeleine Gavin Writer(s): Madeleine Gavin Starring: Christine Schuler-Deschryver, Denis Mukwege Mukengere, Eve Ensler, Jane Mukunilwa Synopsis: This film follows the first class of students at a remarkable leadership center in the Eastern Democratic...
The King (2020)

The King (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Randall Wallace Starring: Dwayne Johnson Synopsis: The story of Kamehameha, legendary king who was the first to unite the warring Hawaiian islands, which fulfilled the prophecy that surrounded his fabled life since birth. He took control...
Making the Five Heartbeats (2018)

Making the Five Heartbeats (2018)

Director: Robert Townsend Writer(s): Robert Townsend Starring: Hawthorne James, Leon, Robert Townsend, Tico Wells, Michael Wright Synopsis: The behind the scene look at the casting calls; selection of cast members, story board ideas producers, and directoral...
Half the Picture (2018)

Half the Picture (2018)

Director: Amy Adrion Writer(s): Amy Adrion Starring: Ava DuVernay, Jill Soloway, Lena Dunham, Miranda July, Catherine Hardwicke, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Rosanna Arquette, Jamie Babbit, Emily Best, Maria Burton, Patricia Cardoso, Brenda Chapman, Martha Coolidge,...
211 (2018)

211 (2018)

Director: York Alec Shackleton Writer(s): York Alec Shackleton Starring: Nicolas Cage, Sophie Skelton, Michael Rainey Jr., Dwayne Cameron, Weston Cage, Cory Hardrict, Ori Pfeffer, Mark Basnight, Amanda Cerny, Michael Bellisario, Raymond Steers, Derek Horse, Fedi...
Always at The Carlyle (2018)

Always at The Carlyle (2018)

Director: Matthew Miele Writer(s): Matthew Miele Starring: Wes Anderson, Anthony Bourdain, Rob Bowman, Naomi Campbell, Graydon Carter, George Clooney, Sofia Coppola, Alan Cumming, Nina Garcia, Jeff Goldblum, Jon Hamm, Herb Alpert, Clint Hill, Anjelica Huston, Alexa...
A Day’s Work: Dance (2018)

A Day’s Work: Dance (2018)

Director: Patrick Lope Writer(s): N/A Starring: Dave Evans, Hope Boykin, Bergen Wheeler, Milton Myers, Matthew Rushing, Alisha Peek, Shaw Bronner, Caitlin Yatsuhashi, Kali Oliver, Al Crawford, Roya Abab, Joe Gaito, Gustavo Ramierez Synopsis: The Dance episode in this...
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, Quincy Jones...
Dock (2019)

Dock (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Joey Poach Starring: O’Shea Jackson Jr. Synopsis: A biopic about the life of baseball player Dock Ellis. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History, Sports | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Still no update on this yet....
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, Shante Needham, R. Glenn Smith, Elton Mathis, Sharon Cooper, Cannon Lambert, Dan Patrick, Lavaughn Mosley, Latoya Smith, Marland Brazier, Joe Booker, Trey Duhon, Hannah...
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 Scott, Wayne Shorter,...
Time for Ilhan (2018)

Time for Ilhan (2018)

Director: Norah Shapiro Writer(s): N/A Starring: Ilhan Omar Synopsis: This documentary follows the 2016 Minnesota House of Representatives campaign of Ilhan Omar, a Somalian immigrant who attempts to unseat a 43-year incumbent and other challengers. Release Date:...
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 city’s citizens,...
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, History | MPAA...
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 Products...
King in the Wilderness (2018)

King in the Wilderness (2018)

Director: Peter W. Kunhardt Writer(s): Chris Chuang Starring: Martin Luther King Jr. Synopsis: A look at the final years in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Release Date: March 30, 2018 (USA) | Length: 111 min | Genre: Biography, History | MPAA Rating: TV-14...
Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media (2018)

Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media (2018)

Director: Phil Bertelsen, Rachel Dretzin Writer(s): N/A Starring: Martin Agronsky, Joseph Boyce, Taylor Branch, David Brinkley, Tom Brokaw, Hodding Carter III, Courtland Cox, Walter Cronkite, Virgil Domenic, James Doyle, Benjamin Fine, David Garrow, Dorothy Butler...
The Isle (2018)

The Isle (2018)

Director: Matthew Butler-Hart Writer(s): Matthew Butler-Hart, Tori Butler-Hart Starring: Conleth Hill, Alex Hassell, Tori Butler-Hart, Fisayo Akinade, Alix Wilton Regan, Graham Butler, Emma King, Dickon Tyrrell, Joe Bannister, Ben Lee Synopsis: Set in 1846 on a remote...
The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

Director: Clint Eastwood Writer(s): Dorothy Blyskal, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Jeffrey E. Stern, Spencer Stone Starring: Judy Greer, Jenna Fischer, Thomas Lennon, Jaleel White, Tony Hale, Cecil M. Henry, Sinqua Walls, Matthew Barnes, P.J. Byrne, Bryce Gheisar,...
Harriet (2019)

Harriet (2019)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons Starring:  Joe Alwyn, Cynthia Erivo, Janelle Monáe, Deborah Ayorinde, Tory Kittles, Tim Guinee, Clarke Peters, Leslie Odom Jr., Vanessa Bell Calloway, Vondie Curtis-Hall,Omar J. Dorsey, Michael...
Pahokee (2019)

Pahokee (2019)

Director: Patrick Bresnan, Ivete Lucas Writer(s): N/A Starring: N/A Synopsis:  In a small agricultural town in the Florida Everglades, hopes for the future are concentrated on the youth. Four teens face heartbreak and celebrate in the rituals of an extraordinary...
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, Ian Schrager...
12 Strong (2018)

12 Strong (2018)

 Director: Nicolai Fuglsig Writer(s): Ted Tally, Peter Craig, Doug Stanton Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, William Fichtner, Elsa Pataky, Taylor Sheridan, Geoff Stults, Michael Peña, Rob Riggle, Trevante Rhodes, Jack Kesy, Austin Stowell, Yasmine Aker,...
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, Shirley...
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, police officers,...
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 Martin, Kendyl McCray,...
American Made (2017)

American Made (2017)

Director: Doug Liman Writer(s): Gary Spinelli Starring: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Caleb Landry Jones, Sharon Conley, E. Roger Mitchell, Derrick Gilbert, Aaron Wiggins, Dorry Marie, Gralen Bryant Banks, Corey Jason Thomas, George Pringle, Dudley...
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 mercenaries did to...
Detroit (2017)

Detroit (2017)

 Director: Kathryn Bigelow Writer(s): Mark Boal Starring:  John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Jason Mitchell, Jacob Latimore, John Krasinski, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Hannah Murray, Joseph David-Jones, Laz Alonso, Malcolm David Kelley, Chris Chalk, Leon Thomas III,...
I Am the Blues (2015)

I Am the Blues (2015)

Director: Daniel Cross Writer(s): Daniel Cross Starring: RL Boyce, Carol Fran, Henry Gray, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Little Freddie King, Lazy Lester, Barbara Lynn, “Sunshine” Sonny Payne, Bobby Rush, Lil’ Buck Sinegal, Buddy Spires, LC Ulmer, Bilbo Walker, Leo Bud Welch,...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)

Director: George C. Wolfe Writer(s): Peter Landesman  (adaptation), Rebecca Skloot (book), George C. Wolfe (screenplay), Alexander Woo (revisions) Starring: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sylvia Grace Crim, Reed Birney, Karen Wheeling Reynolds, John C. Vennema, Chasiti...
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, d’Lisa Davies,...
Let It Fall: L.A. 1982-1992 (2017)

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

Director: John Ridley Writer(s): John Ridley Starring: Marjean Banks, Robert Simpach, Thomas Elfmont, James Mincey Jr., Michael Moulin, Lisa Phillips, Max Robinson, Tom Bradley, Daryl Gates, Bobby Green, Linda Griego, Donnell Alexander, Mark Jackson, Kevin Toshima,...
The Lost City of Z (2016)

The Lost City of Z (2016)

Director: James Gray Writer(s): James Gray, David Grann Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Johann Myers Synopsis: A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a...
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, insider’s view...
Purple Dreams (2017)

Purple Dreams (2017)

Director: Joanne Hock Writer(s): N/A Starring: Students, Teachers, and Administrators from Northwest School of the Arts. Synopsis: Black youth stereotypes are turned upside down in the the feature documentary film Purple Dreams. A two and a half year journey serves as...
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 a European boxing title is...
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, Wes Tank 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, Wiz Khalifa, Big Boy, George Clinton, Russell Simmons, The Lady of Rage, Too $hort, Kurupt, Gerald Webb, Warren G., Chuck D, Chingy, Melle Mel, Kurtis Blow, Deion Sanders,...
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 four-day group therapy...
Not 4 Sale (2013)

Not 4 Sale (2013)

 Director: Roger Melvin Writer(s): Haran Jackson, Roger Melvin Starring: Craig Archibald, Marcus Chong, Kim Estes, Louis B. Jack, Terri J. Vaughn, Isaiah Washington Synopsis: Set in the early 1950’s, the film is centered around the infamous “Hollywood Blacklist” –...
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 Gracon,...
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 León, Tania Libertad, Martirio, Diana Ortega,...
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 judicial system that...
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 her haunting account...
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 Ferrell, Kenna...
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 chops, Daryl...
Dear Gwen: Letters from Women Journalists of Color (2016)

Dear Gwen: Letters from Women Journalists of Color (2016)

Director: PBS News Hour Writer(s): PBS News Hour Starring: Yamiche Alcindor, Hannah Allam, Kat Chow, Tanzina Vega, Pamela Kirkland, Nia-Malika Henderson, Krissah Thompson, Jasmine Wright, Kenya Downs Synopsis: A compilation of women journalists of color who were...
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...
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016)

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016)

Director: Ang Lee Writer(s): Simon Beaufoy, Jean-Christophe Castelli Starring: Vin Diesel, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Chris Tucker, Ben Platt, Tim Blake Nelson, Deirdre Lovejoy, Astro, Gregory Fears, Adrian Lockett, Walter Hendrix III, Eric...
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: the LRA, The...
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 documentary taking audiences...
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 in society...
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, Alfre...
Invisible Women: Being a Black Woman in Corporate America (2016)

Invisible Women: Being a Black Woman in Corporate America (2016)

Director: Melody Shere’a Writer(s): Melody Shere’a, Monica Simmons Starring: Melody Shere’a, Monica Simmons, Precious Stroud, Tai Wingfield Synopsis: In this documentary, women share their trials and tribulations as professionals trying to earn a living...
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: October 7, 2016 (USA) |...

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