A Marine veteran working as a school janitor tries to mend his relationship with his son after a divorce. When his son is killed by a police officer found innocent without standing trial, he takes matters into his own hands.
Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities, against himself and his fellow slaves, Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Darius and Hakeem dance on New York City trains to earn honest money and escape the crime-riddled streets of Harlem. A woman sees Darius dancing on the train and offers him an opportunity to audition for a Juilliard travel dance team. Darius is faced with the decision to pursue this life-changing opportunity or help keep Hakeem out of trouble.
The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge, until she meets Kaz, a young cop who works to help her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be.
When their plane explodes over the Pacific ocean, survivors find shelter on a deserted island oasis nearby. With no help in sight, rival factions emerge and the death toll grows as two groups fight for control of the island.
When a black Vietnam War vet is murdered by whites in a small-town in North Carolina, it sparks a firestorm of violent protests. Amid the rising chaos, a local teacher (Parker) and newly arrived preacher (Schroder) will risk everything to see justice done and change the brutal legacy of the past.
After the stress of adulthood takes its toll, seven college friends reunite for a weekend of partying and shared laughs. Together for the first time in years, old crushes and rivalries are rekindled and a combination of wine, weed and an unexpected dog sends the weekend to unexpected places.
Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth and Brit Marling star in this critically-praised thriller of high finance, cutthroat family rivalry and coverups. A hedge-fund heavyweight is in deep trouble, and even betraying those he loves may not be enough.
A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at historically black Wiley College in Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.
Nat Turner's slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831 is a watershed event in America's history of racial conflict, and a foreshadow of things to come in the outbreak of the Civil War. This groundbreaking documentary tells the story of that violent confrontation and its impact on the still relatively new nation. It also delves into the rise of this legendary story, and ways it has been re-told.
A drama, set in Southern U.S. in 1960's, revolving around teenager Lily Owens (Fanning) and her nanny, Rosaleen (Hudson), who flee their hometown to escape their harsh upbringing and uncover the mysteries of Lily's later mother.
Play the documentary is a film to inspire more people to play music. This independent, crowd funded film features musicians, educators, and organizations from all over the world. Play the Documentary focuses on the importance of music education in our schools.
The comic misadventures of Nate Johnson and the rest of the Johnson family, as they try to make their way across the country to their annual family reunion in Missouri. Starring Cedric the Entertainer.
The Firm continues the story of Mitch McDeere and his family, ten years after the events of the popular novel. After spending 10 years in witness protection, Mitch and his family emerge to reclaim their lives and their future, only to find that past dangers are still lurking and new threats are everywhere.
In 1915, civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith's notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Includes interviews with Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and DJ Spooky.