Black Intimacy @ MoMA

Black Intimacy @ MoMA

  VENUE: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), NYC DATE & TIME: Through October 16, 2017 (see schedule) DESCRIPTION: Black Intimacy explores the ways in which black familial, romantic, and platonic relationships have been portrayed onscreen, with a particular...
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., Harry Belafonte, Tony Bennett, Humphrey Bogart, Burt Boyar, Todd Boyd, Leslie Bricusse, May Britt, Robert J. Brown, Eddie Cantor, Diahann Carroll, Billy Crystal, Angie Dickinson, Michael...
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,...
Let’s Talk About Movie Franchises Built Around Black Characters

Let’s Talk About Movie Franchises Built Around Black Characters

Shadow & Act | Tambay Obenson In light of very recent news that a 3rd “Bad Boys” movie – which has long been rumored to be in the works – is now definitely moving forward at Sony Pictures under the official title “Bad Boys for Life,” I thought I’d open up a...
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...
These Amazing Shadows (2011)

These Amazing Shadows (2011)

Director: Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton Writer(s): Douglas Blush, Paul Mariano Starring: Jeff Adachi, James H. Billington, Robin Blaetz, Brooks Boliek, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Burnett, Jay Carr, Martin Cohen, Peter Coyote, Arlene Damron, Julie Dash, Allen Daviau, Caleb...
To Sir, with Love II (1996)

To Sir, with Love II (1996)

Director: Peter Bogdanovich Writer(s): E.R. Braithwaite, Philip Rosenberg Starring: Sidney Poitier, Christian Payton, Dana Eskelson, Fernando López, Casey Lluberes, Michael Gilio, L.Z. Granderson, Bernadette Speakes, Jamie Kolacki, Saundra Santiago, Cheryl Lynn Bruce,...
A Piece of the Action (1977)

A Piece of the Action (1977)

Director: Sidney Poitier Writer(s): Charles Blackwell, Timothy March Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Denise Nicholas, Hope Clarke, Tracy Reed, Titos Vandis, Frances Foster, Jason Evers, Marc Lawrence, Ja’net DuBois, Larry Beecham, Thomas...
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...
A Warm December (1973)

A Warm December (1973)

Director: Sidney Poitier Writer(s): Lawrence Roman Starring: Sidney Poitier, Esther Anderson, Yvette Curtis, George Baker, Johnny Sekka, Earl Cameron, Hilary Crane, John Beardmore, Milos Kirek, Letta Mbulu, T.P. McKenna, James Payne, Rudolph Walker Synopsis: A doctor,...
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,...
They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970)

They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970)

Director: Gordon Douglas Writer(s): Alan Trustman, James R. Webb, John Ball Starring: Sidney Poitier, Martin Landau, Barbara McNair, Anthony Zerbe, Edward Asner, Jeff Corey, Norma Crane, Juano Hernandez, David Sheiner, Beverly Todd, Ted Gehring, Linda Towne, Garry...
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)

Director: Stanley Kramer Writer(s): William Rose Starring: Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn, Katharine Houghton, Cecil Kellaway, Beah Richards, Roy Glenn, Isabel Sanford, Virginia Christine, Alexandra Hay, Barbara Randolph, D’Urville Martin, Tom...
In the Heat of the Night (1967)

In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Director: Norman Jewison Writer(s): Stirling Silliphant, John Ball Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert, Beah Richards, Peter Whitney, Kermit Murdock, Larry D. Mann, Matt Clark, Arthur Malet,...
To Sir, with Love (1967)

To Sir, with Love (1967)

Director: James Clavell Writer(s): E.R. Braithwaite, James Clavell Starring: Sidney Poitier, Christian Roberts, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall, Ann Bell, Geoffrey Bayldon, Faith Brook, Patricia Routledge, Christopher Chittell, Adrienne Posta, Edward Burnham, Rita Webb,...
Duel at Diablo (1966)

Duel at Diablo (1966)

Director: Ralph Nelson Writer(s): Marvin H. Albert (novel and screenplay, Michael M. Grilikhes (screenplay) Starring: James Garner, Sidney Poitier, Bibi Andersson, Dennis Weaver, Bill Travers, William Redfield, John Hubbard, Ralph Nelson, Bill Hart, John Hoyt, Eddie...
A Patch of Blue (1965)

A Patch of Blue (1965)

Director: Guy Green Writer(s): Elizabeth Kata, Guy Green Starring: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford, Ivan Dixon, Elisabeth Fraser, John Qualen, Kelly Flynn, Debi Storm, Renata Vanni, Saverio LoMedico, Vincent Chase, Tom Curtis, Fred...
The Slender Thread (1965)

The Slender Thread (1965)

Director: Sydney Pollack Writer(s): Shana Alexander, Stirling Silliphant Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas, Steven Hill, Edward Asner, Indus Arthur, Paul Newlan, Dabney Coleman, H.M. Wynant, Bob Hoy, Greg Jarvis, Jason Wingreen, Marjorie Nelson,...
The Bedford Incident (1965)

The Bedford Incident (1965)

Director: James B. Harris Writer(s): Mark Rascovich (novel), James Poe (screenplay) Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur, Martin Balsam, Wally Cox, Eric Portman, Michael Kane, Colin Maitland, Paul Tamarin, Frank Lieberman, James Caffrey, Burnell...
The Long Ships (1964)

The Long Ships (1964)

Director: Jack Cardiff Writer(s): Berkely Mather, Beverley Cross, Frans G. Bengtsson (novel) Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn, Rosanna Schiaffino, Oskar Homolka, Edward Judd, Lionel Jeffries, Beba Loncar, Clifford Evans, Gordon Jackson, Colin...
Lilies of the Field (1963)

Lilies of the Field (1963)

Director: Ralph Nelson Writer(s): James Poe, William E. Barrett (novel) Starring: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann, Isa Crino, Francesca Jarvis, Pamela Branch, Stanley Adams, Dan Frazer, Ralph Nelson Synopsis: A traveling handyman becomes the answer to the...
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....
Porgy and Bess (1959)

Porgy and Bess (1959)

Director: Otto Preminger Writer(s): DuBose Heyward Starring: Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey, Brock Peters, Leslie Scott, Diahann Carroll, Ruth Attaway, Claude Akins, Clarence Muse, Everdinne Wilson, Joel Fluellen, Earl Jackson, Moses...
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...
Red Ball Express (1952)

Red Ball Express (1952)

Director: Budd Boetticher Writer(s): John Michael Hayes, Marcy Klauber, William Grady Jr. Starring: Jeff Chandler, Alex Nicol, Charles Drake, Judith Braun, Sidney Poitier, Jacqueline Duval, Bubber Johnson, Davis Roberts, Hugh O’Brian, Frank Chase, Cindy Garner, Gregg...
No Way Out (1950)

No Way Out (1950)

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Writer(s): Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Lesser Samuels tarring: 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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