African-American Studies

Accepted

When an explosive New York Times exposé questions a school’s legitimacy, students ...

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Billie

Billie showcases an American legend, capturing her depth and complexity through the voices of those ...

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Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

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

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Kids for Cash

Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind a notorious scandal that rocked the nation. In the wake of t...

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Flex is Kings

Flex is Kings is a riveting and awe-inspiring look inside the world of Brooklyn street dancing known...

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Losing Ground

Decades after her death, Kathleen Collins has finally been rediscovered as a groundbreaking writer, ...

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Nationtime

Best known for his avant-garde meta-documentary Symbiopsychotaxiplasm, William Greaves (1926&nd...

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Legacy of a Dream

Legacy of a Dream is a 24 minute film that uses selected footage from the 180 minute Academy Award n...

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Bruk Out

Bruk Out! follows six outspoken and unique female dancers from around the globe as they overcome adv...

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Pioneers of African-American Cinema

A monumental collection of historically vital films, digitally mastered in HD using archival element...

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Personal Problems

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

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Alma's Rainbow

Ayoka Chenzira’s overlooked classic, newly restored and ripe for rediscovery, is a coming-of-a...

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Native Son

Richard Wright adapts and stars in this film version of his watershed novel about a poor African-Ame...

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Down a Dark Stairwell

A Chinese-American police officer kills an unarmed Black man in a dark stairwell of a New York City ...

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

The first documentary about Maya Angelou celebrates her life and reveals new insight into the l...

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STOP

STOP places the stop and frisk controversy in the context of a long history of civil rights, with pr...

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Sidewalk Stories

A young artist living in New York City tries to make a living sketching passers-by on the street. He...

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Jazz on a Summer's Day

Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island and directed by world-renowned photographer...

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Princess Tam Tam

An ingenious shepherdess is transformed into a bogus Indian princess of a capricious French aristocr...

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No Maps on My Taps

Featuring performances by tap legends Bunny Briggs, Chuck Green, and Howard “Sandman” Si...

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Test Pattern

Winner of top prizes at the BlackStar and New Orleans Film Festivals, this gripping social thriller ...

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The Blood is at the Doorstep

After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and kill...

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Killer of Sheep: The Charles Burnett Collection

KILLER OF SHEEP collects the titular standout from director Charles Burnett's career as well as My B...

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The Force

At a powderkeg moment in American policing, The Force goes deep inside the embattled Oakland Police ...

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Bless Their Little Hearts

In this key masterpiece of the LA Rebellion, written by Charles Burnett and directed by Billy Woodbe...

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This Ain't No Mouse Music

Filmmakers Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling join Chris Strachwitz for a hip-shaking stomp from New Or...

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NAS: Time Is Illmatic

Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas' 1994 ...

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King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark 3-hr documentary that chronicles ...

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Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

This illuminating documentary tells the incredible story of Bill Traylor, a former slave who turned ...

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The Trials of Muhammad Ali

THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI investigates its extraordinary and often complex subject's life outside t...

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Trouble the Water

When the Beat Drops

Drop into the electric and subversive underground dance scene known as bucking.

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You Got to Move: Stories of Change in the South

Focusing the Highlander School's role in helping build grassroots movements, this documentary tells ...

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I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO is an examination of racism in America through the lens of James Baldwin’s...

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