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Clockers

From Spike Lee, the legendary director of Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, Jungle Fever, ...

Crooklyn

From Spike Lee, the legendary director of Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, Malcolm X, Clo...

Finding Fela

Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political impo...

Ganja & Hess

Flirting with the conventions of blaxploitation and horror, Bill Gunn’s revolutionary independ...

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones...

Jungle Fever

From Spike Lee, the legendary director of Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, Malcolm X, Sum...

Flex is Kings

Flex Is Kings takes place in the Brooklyn neighborhood of East New York, where high crime rates and ...

Fela Kuti: "Music is the Weapon"

Fela Kuti is to African music what Bob Marley is to reggae: its prophet. All contemporary forms of b...

Liberty Kid

Ilya Chaiken's "tender, wise, and deceptively low key" (New York Times) film Liberty Kid captures wi...

Mo' Better Blues

From Spike Lee, the legendary director of Do the Right Thing, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X, Clockers and ...

Pioneers of African-American Cinema

This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only on...

Personal Problems

This entirely African American-conceived and produced ensemble drama is the result of a collaboratio...

Native Son

One of the most controversial novels of its day, Richard Wright's Native Son (first published in 194...

STOP

The feature length documentary STOP follows three years in the life of David Ourlicht, one of the fo...

Sidewalk Stories

A young artist living in New York, on the fringes of the financial district and its rushing crowds, ...

Princess Tam Tam

Buoyed by the success of the French musical Zou Zou a year earlier, the same team created in Princes...

The Keeper

A deft, often chilling look at the unexploded dynamite of guard/prisoner relations, The Keeper is a ...

Lost in the Stars

The American Film Theatre's Lost in the Stars transforms Alan Paton's world-famous novel of racial o...

The New Public

In fall 2006, former DJ, point guard and teacher turned first-time principal, James O'Brien, opened ...

NAS: Time Is Illmatic

Twenty years after the release of Nas's groundbreaking debut album Illmatic, Nas: Time is Illmatic t...

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, KING: A FILMED RECORD...MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS is a mo...

Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize in the Sundance U.S. Documentary Competition, this beguiling document...

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Conceived as a super production on the scale of Foolish Wives and The Phantom of the Opera, this 192...

The Wound

Shortlisted for the Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film! The Wound is an exploration ...

Zou Zou

Zou Zou was conceived as a vehicle for Josephine Baker, then among Europe's most popular entertainer...

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