Two Distant Strangers
***TRIGGER WARNING*** In this Oscar-winning short film, a man trying to get home to his dog becomes stuck in a time loop that forces him to relive a deadly run-in with a cop.
17 Blocks | Detroit Film Theatre | 17 Blocks
A gripping 20-year look at one family’s raw, deeply personal saga.
White Savior: Racism in the American Church Trailer
Based on interviews and current research, the documentary film White Savior explores the historic relationship between racism and American Christianity, the …
Amend: The Fight for America | Official Trailer | Netflix
When the United States of America was founded, the ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to all people. These are the stories of the brave Americans w…
Mr. SOUL! | Video | Independent Lens | PBS
Mr. SOUL! explores the first nationally broadcast all-Black variety show on public television, Ellis Haizlip’s SOUL!
Women in Blue | ITVS
Women officers seek gender equity in Minneapolis, redefining what it means to protect and serve. Then a fatal shooting imperils their gains. | ITVS
Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History
Kevin Hart highlights the fascinating contributions of Black history’s unsung heroes in this entertaining — and educational — comedy special.
Ohiyesa: The Soul of An Indian
A deeply personal family film that follows Kate Beane, an urban, Dakota scholar, and her family as they trace the remarkable life of their celebrated relative, Ohiyesa (Charles Eastman), an important author, activist, lecturer and one of the first Native American doctors. Along the way, Beane uncove…
MLK/FBI (2020) – IMDb
Directed by Sam Pollard. With James Comey, Beverly Gage, Martin Luther King. Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard’s resonant film explores the US government’s surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Selma (2014) – IMDb
Directed by Ava DuVernay. With David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Wilkinson. A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom | Official Trailer | Netflix
Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management det…
By exploring systemic racism’s roots and remedies, SPARK hopes to inspire people to move from simply not being a racist, which does little to dismantle racism, to actively living an anti-racist life and becoming an ally to the Black community.
Black In Minneapolis – Official Trailer (2020)
Shot in Minneapolis before George Floyd’s murder, Black In Minneapolis is an urgent, modern-day Malcolm X story, told through the eyes of a Black man who wit…
13TH | Netflix Official Site
In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.
I Am Not Your Negro (Trailer)
Based on James Baldwin’s unfinished book, this visual essay explores racism through the stories of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
When They See Us | Netflix Official Site
Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.
Malcolm X (Trailer)
1992 Official Trailer
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam and his assassination.
Just Mercy (Trailer)
A powerful and thought-provoking true story, “Just Mercy” follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice.
A historical portrait of one family’s journey through American slavery and their will to survive and preserve their legacy in the face of unimaginable hardship.
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