Carter High is a sport film directed and written by Arthur Muhammad. The film is centered on the 1988 Cowboys of David W.Cater High School in Dallas, Texas a team that fought through racial prejudice and a grades controversy to claim the 5A state title, only to be rocked when six of their players were involved in an armed robbery and the grades issue stripped them of their title. The film is produced by former Dallas Cowboy Defensive End Greg Ellis. Continue reading
Set in 1964 Chicago, Cooley High is a slice-of-life tale of high school students coping with the challenges of everyday life and growing up in the shadows of the housing projects. Continue reading
The Count of Monte Cristo is a 1975 film produced by ITC Entertainment and based upon the 1844 novel The Count Of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas.It was directed by David Greene and starred Richard Chamberlain as Edmond Dantès, Kate Nelligan as Mercedes, Tony Curtis as Fernand Mondego, Louis Jourdan who played Edmond Dantès in the 1961 til adaptation of the novel as De Villefort, Donald Pleasence as Danglars, Trevor Howard as Abbé Faria and Isabelle de Valvert as Haydee. Continue reading
In small-town Alabama in 1932, Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) is a lawyer and a widower. He has two young children, Jem and Scout. Atticus Finch is currently defending Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), a Black man accused of raping a white woman. Meanwhile, Jem and Scout are intrigued by their neighbors, the Radleys, in particular the mysterious, seldom-seen Boo Radley.
Businessman Tom Fiske (Don Murray) accidentally kills a high school girl while driving drunk, leading to a trial where he faces a manslaughter charge. While Fiske can afford a high-priced team of lawyers, the family of the late teen has no such advantage.Prosecutor Martin Sawyer (Denzel Washington), is determined to see Fiske brought to justice. Continue reading
While planning her family reunion Madea, everyone’s favorite pistol-packing grandma, must contend with the other dramas on her plate. These including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces. Continue reading
Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of Black Lives Matter.
Afrobeats star Wizkid has released a short film entitled Made In Lagos which you can watch it below). The film, which is directed by Kuukua Eshun and Wizkid, illustrates his most recent tracks, Anoti, Mood and Steady and is named after his latest album. Continue reading
Selma is a 2014 Historical Drama Film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb. It is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches initiated by James Bevel and led by Martin Luther King, Hosea Williams and John Lewis. The film stars David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Tim Roth, Carmen Ejogo and Common. Continue reading