Black Film and TV

  • 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.

  • In The Meantime

    Movie

    Jazmin “Jazz” Welles is a confident, educated woman who thought her path in life was all laid out in front of her. But when she loses her job, and her fiancé Blac decides they need to take a six-month break from each other, she finds herself drawn to another man.

  • Freedom
    Movie

    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...

  • The Light of Freedom

    Movie

    It is the year 1861 and President Lincoln has called for 75,000 men to join the Union Army. As the Civil War begins, another battle has been raging for decades. It is the fight for freedom.

  • Hiding In Plain Sight

    Movie

    What happens when resources run out, unemployment is denied, and savings accounts are depleted? Darius and Josephine Blackmon find themselves living in their car with two  kids. Kevin Allen is a  school teacher. What happens when the two men's lives cross?

  • Love Will Keep Us Together

    Movie

    Best friends Tao and Bren have dreamed of having a double wedding since they were young girls. Now their dreams are about to come true as they plan their wedding ceremony with the men of their dreams. However during the blissful planning, both couples learn important information about their partn...

  • This Is The Day

    Movie

    A compelling, urban drama – highlighted by traditional, early American gospel – sharing one man’s struggle to make the most of a shortened life on his journey to meet the Lord.

  • What Would You Do for Love?

    Movie

    From the outside looking in, Reggie Brooks is just an average guy working as a fitness trainer in a neighborhood gym. His good looks have always worked to his benefit overshadowing the fact that he lives paycheck to paycheck struggling to make ends meet. After being notified that he has come into...

  • The Legend of Gator Face

    Movie

    Two boys stage a hoax about a creature that gains national attention, but then meet the real thing, learning it is a gentle, compassionate creature.

  • Magic In The Making

    1 season

    Earvin "Magic" Johnson interviews chief figures in sports, entertainment, business, and politics.

  • The Red Sneakers

    Movie

    Reggie Reynolds, a 17-year old high school student, is more mathematician than athlete, but when junk shop owner Zeke gives Reggie a pair of magic red sneakers, he is transformed into a great basketball player.

  • Marry Us for Christmas

    Movie

    A year after they finally declared their love for each other, Marci and Blair are getting ready to tie the knot! But with work deadlines, old rivalries and one former fake fiance to deal with, Marci hasn't had to time to start planning their wedding. To make matters worse Stephanie, Marci's mom, ...

  • A Baby for Christmas

    Movie

    The third installment of UP’s popular Chandler family Christmas movies.  Marci and Blair are expecting a baby right before Christmas.  This holiday, the Chandlers, except Elizabeth, feel they need to get back to the true meaning of Christmas by giving back.  Eventually, even Elizabeth gets on boa...

  • The Power of Love

    Movie

    A disc jockey invites an author of a best-selling book, PJ Payton, as an on-air guest. They explore LA relationship struggles and share unbelievable stories, and in the process laugh, learn and discover the power of love.

  • Merry Christmas, Baby!

    Movie

    Marci throws herself into preparing for Christmas and building her new event-planning business. But when the business gets off to a rocky start and members of her family face their own hardships, Marci steps up to help everyone have a good holiday.

  • 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.

  • My One Christmas Wish

    Movie

    The incredible story of one woman's wish to be surrounded by a family at Christmas and the unlikely place she went to get it; Craig's List!

  • The Love Letter

    Movie

    An advice columnist (Keshia Knight Pulliam) pens a letter to her own column asking for advice and unexpectedly learns about her own feelings.

  • Marry Me For Christmas

    Movie

    Marci Jewel is a successful ad executive who is happy with her career-oriented life, but all of her cousins are married with babies and her mother, Stephanie, is pouring on the pressure for her daughter to find a man.

  • Christmas Angel

    Movie

    Every year, Olivia Mead and her classmates present their list of impossible Christmas wishes. But this time, something unusual happens—their dreams start coming true!

  • Walk by Faith

    To cure his sickle cell anemia, a teenager embarks on a journey to find a match for a bone-marrow transplant.

  • Reggie's Prayer

    Movie

    White stars as Reggie Knox, a pro football player who retires, frustrated because he hasn't won a championship. Knox begins coaching a high school football program, where he befriends a troubled student.

  • On Angel's Wings

    Movie

    When the star player for the Angel’s Soccer Team is injured, Coach Carter decides to play the water girl, McKenzie Adams . After embarrassing herself in front of the entire school, her luck changes when she meets an Angel that grants her 3 wishes.