Black History Cinema

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Featured Movie

The PeaceMaker

The PeaceMaker is Presented by Garvey Theatricals in association with Peter Brown (Big P Productions), here is the historical Oratorical Interpretational Reading of the original award winning stage play, The Peacemaker, by Arnold Pinnix. The reading broke ground in 2019 at the legendary Quad Studios in New York City as the first Oratorical Interpretational Reading ever performed there, and is reproduced here as The PeaceMaker the Movie 2020.

Justice On Trial (2020)

Justice On Trial is an American film released in 2020 and based on true historical events. It tells the story of two civil rights attorneys who sue the U.S. Department of Justice for reparations and damages done to African Americans, while bringing back time-traveller witnesses to testify.

We congratulate our NAN Performing Activist Chad Lawson Cooper on his film.

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Amistad (1997)

Amistad is a 1997 American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story of the events in 1839 aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which Mende tribesmen abducted for the slave trade managed to gain control of their captors’ ship off the coast of Cuba, and the international legal battle that followed their capture by the Washington, a U.S. revenue cutter. “

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Malcolm X (1992)

Malcolm X, sometimes stylized as X, is a 1992 American epic biographical drama film about the African-American activist Malcolm X. Directed and co-written by Spike Lee, the film stars Denzel Washington in the title role, as well as Angela BassettAlbert HallAl Freeman Jr., and Delroy Lindo. Lee has a supporting role, while Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale, the Rev. Al Sharpton, and future South Africa president Nelson Mandela make cameo appearances.”

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Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi and written by Melfi and Allison Schroeder. It is loosely based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly about black female mathematicians who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the Space Race.

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Harriet (2019)

Harriet is a 2019 American biographical film about abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, who wrote the screenplay with Gregory Allen Howard, it stars Cynthia Erivo as Tubman, with Leslie Odom Jr.Joe Alwyn, and Janelle Monáe in supporting roles.

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