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Texas Red
4.0

Texas Red

Feb. 19, 2021

Texas Red

Part of the 12 Western feature films to be made in 12 months during 2020, this film tells the story of Texas Red, an African-American man who was ...
Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah

The story of Fred Hampton, deputy chairman of the national Black Panther Party, who was assassinated in 1969 by a Cook County tactical unit on ...
Selena
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Selena

Mar. 21, 1997

Selena

In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his ...
Notorious
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Notorious

Jan. 16, 2009

Notorious

“Notorious” is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn ...
Underground
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Underground

Mar. 09, 2016

Underground

A group of slaves plan a daring 600-mile escape from a Georgia plantation. Along the way, they are aided by a secret abolitionist couple running ...
First Cow
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First Cow

Aug. 30, 2019

First Cow

A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection ...
Hamilton
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Hamilton

Jul. 03, 2020

Hamilton

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of ...
Hotel Rwanda
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Hotel Rwanda

Mar. 04, 2004

Hotel Rwanda

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly ...
Dolemite Is My Name
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Dolemite Is My Name

Oct. 04, 2019

Dolemite Is My Name

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.
12 Years a Slave
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12 Years a Slave

Oct. 18, 2013

12 Years a Slave

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as ...
Cadillac Records
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Cadillac Records

Dec. 05, 2008

Cadillac Records

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America’s musical ...
Cool Runnings
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Cool Runnings

Oct. 01, 1993

Cool Runnings

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
BlacKkKlansman
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BlacKkKlansman

Jul. 30, 2018

BlacKkKlansman

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover ...
Selma
7.5

Selma

Dec. 25, 2014

Selma

“Selma,” as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing ...
Malcolm X
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Malcolm X

Nov. 18, 1992

Malcolm X

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the ...
Harriet
6.5

Harriet

Nov. 01, 2019

Harriet

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ...
Detroit
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Detroit

Jul. 28, 2017

Detroit

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens’ uprisings in the history of the United States.