Schomburg Center acquires Harry Belafonte’s historic archive

Schomburg Center acquires Harry Belafonte’s historic archive

NBC News | By Wilson Wong Items associated with the prolific life of cultural icon Harry Belafonte will soon be available to researchers at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. With a repository of over 11 million items...
The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte hosts the Tonight Show (2020)

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte hosts the Tonight Show (2020)

Director: Yoruba Richen Writer(s): Yoruba Richen, Valerie Thomas, Elia Gasull Balada Starring: Harry Belafonte, Whoopi Goldberg, Questlove, Petula Clark, Dionne Warwick, Freda Payne, Martin Luther King Jr., Robert F. Kennedy, Tamron Hall, Lena Horne, Paul Newman,...
Black Hollywood: ‘They’ve Gotta Have Us’ (2018)

Black Hollywood: ‘They’ve Gotta Have Us’ (2018)

Director: Simon Frederick Writer(s): Simon Frederick Starring: Simon Frederick, Nelson George, Lil Rel Howery, Kasi Lemmons, David Oyelowo, Jesse Williams, Debbie Allen, John Boyega, Reggie Rock Bythewood, Ruth E. Carter, Ashley Clark, Ernest R. Dickerson, Carmen...
BlacKkKlansman (2018)

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, Ron Stallworth (book), Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Laura Harrier, Alec Baldwin, Paul Walter Hauser, Ryan Eggold, Corey Hawkins, Robert John...
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 Poitier,...
Wake Up (2016)

Wake Up (2016)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): N/A Starring: Spike Lee, Harry Belafonte, Bernie Sanders, Shaun King, Erica Garner, Erika Andiola, Cesar Vargas, Tessa Thompson, Susan Sarandon, Linda Sarsour, Alan Cumming, Gaby Hoffman, Rosario Dawson, Dr. Cornel West Synopsis: 2016...
That’s What I’m Talking About: Greats, Dates, and Debates (2006)

That’s What I’m Talking About: Greats, Dates, and Debates (2006)

Director: Andre Allen Writer(s): N/A Starring: Wayne Brady, Harry Belafonte, Diahann Carroll, Paul Mooney, Touré Synopsis: In the first installment of That’s What I’m Talking About, legendary actors Diahann Carroll and Harry Belafonte, comedian Paul Mooney and writer...
What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

https://youtu.be/moOQXZxriKY Director: Liz Garbus Stars: Nina Simone, Lisa Simone Kelly, Roger Nupie, Al Schackman, George Wein, Stanley Crouch, Andrew Stroud, Dick Gregory, Ilyasah Shabazz, Attallah Shabazz, Gerrit De Bruin, Eleanor Belinfanti, Gregory Marlow,...
Selma (2014)

Selma (2014)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer(s): Paul Webb Starring: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Jim France, Trinity Simone, Mikeria Howard, Jordan Rice, Ebony Billups, Nadej k Bailey, Elijah Oliver, Oprah Winfrey, Clay Chappell, Tom Wilkinson, Giovanni Ribisi, Haviland Stillwell,...
Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)

Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)

Director: Muta’Ali Muhammad Writer(s): Muta’Ali Muhammad Starring: Alan Alda, Michelle Alexander, Angela Bassett, Harry Belafonte, Akim Black, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Guy Davis, Nora Day, Ruby Dee, Giancarlo Esposito, Cliff Frazier, Jenecia Garcia, Danny...
Birth of the Living Dead (2013)

Birth of the Living Dead (2013)

Director: Rob Kuhns Writer(s): N/A Starring: George A. Romero, Fred Rogers, H. Rap Brown, Mark Harris, Gale Anne Hurd, Chiz Schultz, Larry Fessenden, Jason Zinoman, Christopher Cruz, Elvis Mitchell, Samuel D. Pollard, Andy Griffith, Harry Belafonte, Petula Clark,...
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (2013)

Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (2013)

Director: Whoopi Goldberg Writer(s): N/A Starring: Debbie Allen, Kaye Ballard, Harry Belafonte, Dick Cavett, Ellen Sebastian Chang, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Griffin, Bambi Haggins, Arsenio Hall, Quincy Jones, Robert Klein, Moms Mabley, Anne Meara, Norma...
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

Director: Göran Olsson Writer(s): Göran Olsson Starring: Abiodun Oyewole, Stokely Carmichael, Talib Kweli, Mable Carmichael, Ingrid Dahlberg, Martin Luther King, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, Angela Davis, Harry Belafonte, King Gustaf VI Adolf, Coretta Scott King, Arnold...
Mama Africa (2011)

Mama Africa (2011)

Director: Mika Kaurismäki Writer(s): Mika Kaurismäki, Don Edkins Starring: Miriam Makeba, Bageot Bah, Harry Belafonte, Stokely Carmichael, Kathleen Cleaver, Leopoldo Fleming, Lorraine Gordon, Angélique Kidjo, Abigail Kubeka, Bongi Makeba Lee, Nelson Lumumba Lee, Zenzi...
The World of Nat King Cole (2006)

The World of Nat King Cole (2006)

Director: Ian A. Hunt Writer(s): N/A Starring: Eden Ahbez, Pearl Bailey, Harry Belafonte, André Benjamin, Tony Bennett, Timuel Black, Pat Boone, Carol Cole, Freddy Cole, Maria Cole, Nat ‘King’ Cole, Natalie Cole, Timolin Cole, Harry Connick Jr., Jack Costanzo,...
Uptown Saturday Night (1974)

Uptown Saturday Night (1974)

Director: Sidney Poitier Writer(s): Richard Wesley Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip Wilson, Richard Pryor, Calvin Lockhart, Rosalind Cash, Roscoe Lee Browne, Paula Kelly, Lee Chamberlin, Johnny Sekka, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Ketty Lester, Don...
Buck and the Preacher (1972)

Buck and the Preacher (1972)

Director: Sidney Poitier,  Joseph Sargent Writer(s): Ernest Kinoy (story and screenplay), Drake Walker (story) Starring: Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Cameron Mitchell, Denny Miller, Nita Talbot, John Kelly, Tony Brubaker, Bobby Johnson, James McEachin,...
Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Director: Robert Wise Writer(s): William P. McGivern, Abraham Polonsky Starring: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Shelley Winters, Ed Begley, Gloria Grahame, Will Kuluva, Kim Hamilton, Mae Barnes, Richard Bright, Carmen De Lavallade, Lew Gallo, Lois Thorne, Wayne Rogers,...
The World, The Flesh and The Devil (1959)

The World, The Flesh and The Devil (1959)

Director: Ranald MacDougall Writer(s): M.P. Shiel (novel), Ferdinand Reyher (story “End of the World”), Ranald MacDougall Starring: Harry Belafonte, Inger Stevens, Mel Ferrer Synopsis: A miner trapped in a cave-in resurfaces, and upon discovering mankind...
Carmen Jones (1954)

Carmen Jones (1954)

Director: Otto Preminger Writer(s): Oscar Hammerstein II (book), Harry Kleiner (screenplay), Prosper Mérimée (novel) Starring: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James, Joe Adams, Brock Peters, Roy Glenn, Nick Stewart, Diahann Carroll, LeVern...

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