One Night in Miami is a fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s.
Sam Cooke continues to influence generation after generation. From gospel to new wave, from rockers to rappers, nearly every form of popular music today bears the unmistakable imprint of the legendary Sam Cooke. From his infectious melodies, the smooth styling, and of course, that incredible voice. This Grammy Award winning film with Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, Bobby Womack and more.
In a world gone "condo," apartment building 227 is much more than just a street address--it's a haven from the fast-paced life of Washington D.C. for its many tenants. Through the good times and the bad, through rent hikes and garbage strikes, the tenants of 227 are a close-knit, tough, not always harmonious family, and Mary Jenkins is the "thread" that keeps them together.
Raoul Peck’s Oscar-nominated I Am Not Your Negro is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America. Using James Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material, this incendiary film is a sobering reminder of how far we've yet to go.
Struggling black comic Lance Barton knows what it's like to die on stage. But when his life takes an unexpected turn-straight to heaven-Lance is sure there's been a mistake. An angel tells Lance he was taken prematurely but assures him he can be returned to Earth: in the aged body of a ruthless white billionaire.
Set in Detroit during the Civil Rights Movement, “An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win examines the joyful life and troubled times of an irrepressible 10-year-old African-American girl whose vivid imagination and creativity reinforce her optimism. When shocking national events threaten her sense of security, Melody must find inner strength to restore her hope for a better world.