Black Film and TV

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Black Film and TV
  • A Chance In The World

    Movie

    A boy who spends eleven years in foster care being mentally and physically abused by his foster family searches for his biological parents. Viewer Discretion Advised. TV-14

  • Kunta Kinteh Island
    Movie + 1 extra

    Kunta Kinteh Island

    Movie + 1 extra

    Kunta Kinteh Island chronicles the pride, strength and journey of the most celebrated captive African, Kunta Kinteh.

  • God's Fool

    Movie

    St. Francis of Assisi's life and legacy send a ripple through time to present day New York City sending the son of a business tycoon on a quest to follow in Francis's footsteps. TV-PG-L

  • Just Angela

    1 season

    Get to know the real Angela Simmons! We're bringing you all sides of this celebrity entrepreneur in an all-new lifestyle series!

  • Sounder

    Movie

    The oldest son of a loving and strong family of black sharecroppers comes of age in the Depression-era South after his father is imprisoned for stealing food. TV-PG-L

  • Seventeen Again

    Movie

    Willie Donovan's chemical experiment goes awry, causing his grandparents to return to their teenage years.

  • The Nomads

    Movie

    Amidst the chaos of massive budget cuts and school closures, a young female teacher introduces men's rugby to an inner-city North Philadelphia high school. TV-PG

  • Freshman Year

    Movie

    The journey of two young people going off to college from their sheltered homes to face the real world of battling peer pressure and falling in love. Viewer Discretion Advised. TV-14

  • The Reading Room

    Movie

    Rated TV-PG. A newly widowed retired businessman (James Earl Jones) pursues his late wife's dream of opening a free reading room in a minority neighborhood; leading him to become more involved in that community.

  • Butter + Brown

    3 seasons

    Hosts Seth and Leslie show creative ways to cook with ingredients viewers likely have on hand. Episodes of this series contain mixology segments involving alcohol. Viewer discretion is advised. TV-PG

  • A Heart That Forgives

    Movie

    Follow two foster brothers that choose very different paths. Malcolm follows his father's footsteps and begins pastoring a small church while Silk follows a dark road. The brother and their circle of friends are caught up in a web of life situations and circumstances that force them towards decis...

  • Wild Faith

    Movie

    A Civil War veteran tries to make peace with his losses and start a new life despite the world resisting change around him.

  • It's a Life Worth Living

    Movie

    Haunted by his beginnings, John struggles with finding meaning and worth in his life, leading him to choose a path of selfishness and drug abuse. Viewer Discretion Advised. TV-14

  • The Stand How One Gesture Changed The World

    Movie

    Track and field stars Tommie Smith and John Carlos stand up against racism during the 1968 Olympics. Viewer Discretion Advised. TV-14

  • The Baby Proposal

    Movie

    Sparks fly between TV show co-hosts when they become the unexpected guardians of a baby. TV-PG

  • Life of a King

    Movie

    Based on the inspiring and uplifting true story of Eugene Brown, an ex-convict who teaches a group of troubled youth chess to help give them direction in life.

  • My Other Mother

    Movie

    Fierce, independent and committed to her job, Candy can see only one thing missing from her life. Hoping to find her birth mother, Candy takes a journey into her past, changing her life forever.

  • If Not for His Grace

    Movie

    The Randolph family is the pillar of a neighborhood in an urban Los Angeles community. However, their once-safe neighborhood is beginning to deal with the influx of gangs, drugs, and homelessness.

  • Where's the Love

    Movie

    As two popular, married TV talk show hosts dispense relationship advice, their own marriage begins to crumble.

  • For Richer or Poorer

    1 season

    Married couple Aubrey and Kya struggle to hold their relationship together when Aubrey loses his job and Kya has trouble coping with the change in their financial status.

  • Freedom

    Movie

    Experience the world that inspired the great hymn "Amazing Grace"! Samuel Woodward and his family escape from slavery in 1856 and travel north along the Underground Railroad to freedom. A century earlier, his own great-grandfather journeys toward slavery in America aboard John Newton's ship. What...

  • Where The Road Runs Out

    Movie

    After the sudden death of an old friend, a scientist living in Rotterdam returns to his African roots and takes over a dilapidated field station in in the jungle of Equatorial Guinea. TV-PG

  • The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin Live

    Movie

    Marking Black History Month, singer Kirk Franklin leads this concert honoring great African-American leaders. TV-G

  • Tre
    Movie

    Tre

    Movie

    A short film, Tre tells the story of an 8-year old boy who, desperate for his own identity, sets out to reclaim his sense of self by dropping his inherited name and choosing one of his own.