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Over the course of one day, a shy 13-year-old forms a bond with his troubled uncle. (imdb)
Honey Daniels (Alba) has been waiting all her life to show the world her dance moves and now, everything she ever wanted is just a step away. (Universal)
For Love of Olivia (2001) - TV Movie
After dedicating years of his life to the practice of law in the small town of Silver Shade, Daniel Webster Stewart has closed his office in order to devote his time to his lifelong dream of running for Congress. But when the beautiful young wife of his political opponent Horton Roundtree is brutally murdered, Daniel finds that he must go back into the courtroom again.
A contemporary New York comedy that follows the romantic twists and turns of the patrons of a Manhattan coffee shop and its over-worked waitress Bella (Thomson), who, on the cusp of her 35th birthday allows herself to be set-up on a date with Bruno (Harris), an irresponsible cab driver and father of two. (Lot 47 Films)
Inspired by the life of Carl Brashear (Gooding, Jr.). The setting of his journey is the little known and dangerous world of deep-sea diving in the U.S. Navy of the 1950s and 60s. (20th Century Fox Films)
Tells the story of Sadie and Bessie Delany, two African-American (they preferred "colored") sisters who both lived past the age of 100. They grew up on a North Carolina college campus, the daughters of the first African-American Episcopal bishop, who was born a slave, and a woman with an inter-racial background. With the support of each other and their family, they survived encounters with racism and sexism in their own different ways. Sadie quietly and sweetly broke barriers to become the first
In 1957, black lawyer John Williams has to defend his nephew Charlie, who is accused of strangling a white boy to death. John doesn't believe Charlie did it, and although Charlie confesses, John wants to find out the real truth.
Queen (1993) - TV Mini-Series
A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for white, but it leads to sorrow in post-Civil War America. Everywhere she goes, she faces obstacles and hardships while searching for happiness and a place to belong.
Biography of Malcolm X, the famous African American leader. Born Malcolm Little, his father (a minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. He preaches the teachings when let out of jail, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, there he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. (imdb)
A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. (imdb)
Dangerous Passion (1990) - TV Movie
A security man (Weathers) goes to work for a sadistic gangster (Williams) with an alluring wife (McKee). Of course, the wife and the security man immediately hit it off. After the gangster kills a lawyer in front of the security man, the wife and the security man go on the run with hitmen on their trail.
The Women of Brewster Place (1989) - TV Mini-Series
Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, in which a group of strong-willed women who live in the same rundown housing project located on Brewster Place
A touching, insightful look at stateside military life during the Vietnam War at Ft. Meyer and Arlington National Cemetery (the Garden). A veteran sergeant takes a young soldier under his wing and tries to prepare his men for the deadly environment of war. (imdb)
Paris, 1959. The tenor sax player who has just been booked at the Blue Note was once known as one of the greats... (imdb)
A minor league baseball player has to waste $30m in 30 days in order to inherit $300m; however he's not allowed to tell anyone about the $300m deal. (imdb)
The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous. (imdb)
Illusions (1982) - Short Film
A woman in a Hollywood dubbing studio struggles with race and preconceptions.
A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista's army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner. (imdb)
Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy Jones who gets laid off when by mistake he joins the worker's union during one of their demonstrations. Afterwards he is forced to leave his wife and family behind which also includes Leroy's father (also played by Pryor) to go to Los Angeles... (imdb)