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...
1982 (2013)

1982 (2013)

Director: Tommy Oliver Writer(s): Tommy Oliver Starring: Bokeem Woodbine, Quinton Aaron, Wayne Brady, Sharon Leal, Hill Harper, Omar Benson Miller, Elise Neal, La La Anthony, Ruby Dee, David Bianchi, Christopher Mann, Malikha Mallette, Vladimir Versailles, Shaun Paul...
A Thousand Words (2012)

A Thousand Words (2012)

Director: Brian Robbins Writer(s): Steve Koren Starring: Eddie Murphy, Kerry Washington, Emanuel Ragsdale, Jill Basey, Greg Collins, Robert LeQuang, Michael G. Wilkinson, Lyndsey Nelson, Michael Cody Gilbert, Lou Saliba, John Gatins, Clark Duke, Cliff Curtis, Mitchell...
American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster (2007)

Director: Ridley Scott Writer(s): Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson (article) Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal, Ted Levine, Roger Guenveur Smith, John Hawkes, RZA, Yul Vazquez, Malcolm Goodwin, Ruby Dee, Ruben...
Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005)

Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005)

Director: Darnell Martin Writer(s): Zora Neale Hurston (novel), Suzan-Lori Parks, Misan Sagay, Bobby Smith Jr. Starring: Halle Berry, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Mel Winkler, Michael Ealy, Terrence Howard, Lorraine Toussaint, Nicki Micheaux, Gabriel Casseus, Sean Nelson,...
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (2003)

Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (2003)

Director: LisaGay Hamilton Writer(s): N/A Starring: Beah Richards, Bill Cobbs, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, LisaGay Hamilton, Lynn Hamilton, Hugh Harrell Jr., Whitman Mayo, Frank Silvera, Ruby Millsap, Spencer Tracy Synopsis: BEAH: A BLACK WOMAN SPEAKS, the directorial...
Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television (2002)

Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television (2002)

Director: Wendy Miller, Shirley Neal Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, Neema Barnette, Fred Berry, Steven Bochco, Donald Bogle, Julian Bond, Wayne Brady, LeVar Burton, Reuben Cannon, Diahann Carroll, Nell Carter, Thomas Carter, Nat ‘King’ Cole,...
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)

Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)

Director: Richard Friedenberg Writer(s): Richard Friedenberg Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lela Rochon, Ruby Dee, Bill Nunn, Corey Parker, Isaiah Washington, Lawrence Dane, Charles Woods Gray, Jackie Richardson, Michael Clarke, Karen Robinson, Stephen Walsh, Linda...
Just Cause (1995)

Just Cause (1995)

Director: Arne Glimcher Writer(s): John Katzenbach, Jeb Stuart Starring: Sean Connery, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Capshaw, Blair Underwood, Ed Harris, Christopher Murray, Ruby Dee, Scarlett Johansson, Daniel J. Travanti, Ned Beatty, Liz Torres, Lynne Thigpen, Taral...
Jungle Fever (1991)

Jungle Fever (1991)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Spike Lee Starring: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson, Lonette McKee, John Turturro, Frank Vincent, Anthony Quinn, Halle Berry, Tyra Ferrell, Veronica Webb, Veronica Timbers, David...
Do the Right Thing (1989)

Do the Right Thing (1989)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Spike Lee Starring: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Danny Aiello, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Paul Benjamin, Frankie Faison, Robin Harris, Joie Lee, Miguel Sandoval, Rick Aiello, John Savage, Samuel L....
Cat People (1982)

Cat People (1982)

Director: Paul Schrader Writer(s): DeWitt Bodeen, lan Ormsby, Paul Schrader Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O’Toole, Ruby Dee, Ed Begley Jr., Scott Paulin, Frankie Faison, Ron Diamond, Lynn Lowry, John Larroquette, Tessa Richarde,...
Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978)

Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978)

Director: Woodie King Jr. Writer(s): N/A Starring: Amiri Baraka, Ed Bullins, Lorraine Hansberry, James Earl Jones, Joseph Papp, Shauneille Perry, Ntozake Shange, Ozzie Davis, Ruby Dee, Lloyd Richards, Diana Sands Synopsis: Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement...
Black Girl (1972)

Black Girl (1972)

Director: Ossie Davis Writer(s): J.E. Franklin Starring: Brock Peters, Claudia McNeil, Leslie Uggams, Louise Stubbs, Peggy Pettit, Gloria Edwards, Rhetta Greene, Ruby Dee, Kent Martin, Gertrude Jeannette, Carl Byrd, Damu King, Erik Kilpatrick, Morris Buchanan, Bob...
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,...
King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

Director: Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz Writer(s): Mitchell Grayson, Ely A. Landau Starring: Ruby Dee, Joanne Woodward, Martin Luther King Jr., Paul Newman, James Earl Jones Synopsis: Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, KING: A FILMED...
Uptight (1968)

Uptight (1968)

Director: Jules Dassin Writer(s): Jules Dassin, Ruby Dee & Julian Mayfield (screenplay), Liam O’Flaherty (novel) Starring: Raymond St. Jacques, Ruby Dee, Frank Silvera, Roscoe Lee Browne, Julian Mayfield, Janet MacLachlan, Max Julien, Juanita Moore, Dick Anthony...
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

Director: Daniel Petrie Writer(s): Lorraine Hansberry (play and screenplay) Starring: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, John Fiedler, Louis Gossett Jr., Steven Perry, Joel Fluellen, Louis Terrel, Roy Glenn, George DeNormand, Thomas D....
St. Louis Blues (1958)

St. Louis Blues (1958)

Director: Allen Reisner Writer(s): Ted Sherdeman, Robert Smith Starring: Nat ‘King’ Cole, Eartha Kitt, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson, Ruby Dee, Juano Hernandez, Teddy Buckner, Barney Bigard, George ‘Red’ Callender, Lee Young, George Washington, Billy...
Edge of the City (1957)

Edge of the City (1957)

Director: Martin Ritt Writer(s): Robert Alan Aurthur Starring: John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire, Ruby Dee, Val Avery, Robert F. Simon, Ruth White, William A. Lee, John Kellogg, David Clarke, Estelle Hemsley, Ralph Bell, Mike Dana, Roy...
No Way Out (1950)

No Way Out (1950)

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Writer(s): Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Lesser Samuels Starring: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally, Sidney Poitier, Mildred Joanne Smith, Harry Bellaver, Stanley Ridges, Dots Johnson, Robert Adler, Ernest Anderson, Jessie Arnold,...

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