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This list is the ultimate introduction to African and African Diaspora cinema and film history. Afrocentric Films Collaborative has put together this excellent collection of quality Black Cinema to expose the public to movies they never knew existed. AFC has researched and watched each movie to ensure content and context was centered on Africa and its Diaspora.

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1.
Cooley High (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1964, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest... (107 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
 
2.
Do the Right Thing (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
3.
Malcolm X (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam. (202 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
4.
Ray (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s. (152 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
 
5.
The Five Heartbeats (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group. (121 mins.)
Director: Robert Townsend
 
6.
Nothing But a Man (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America. (95 mins.)
Director: Michael Roemer
 
7.
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects. (112 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
8.
The Women of Brewster Place (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown... (200 mins.)
Director: Donna Deitch
 
9.
The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution. (102 mins.)
Director: Ivan Dixon
 
10.
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The story of the troubled life and career of the legendary Jazz singer, Billie Holiday. (144 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
 
11.
Brightness (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young man with magical powers journeys to his uncle to request help in fighting his sorcerer father. (105 mins.)
 
12.
Cabin in the Sky (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to make up with his worried wife. (98 mins.)
 
13.
The Color Purple (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades. (154 mins.)
 
14.
Shaft (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter. (100 mins.)
Director: Gordon Parks
 
15.
Watermelon Man (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An extremely bigoted white man finds out the hard (and somewhat humorous) way what it's like being a black man, firsthand! (100 mins.)
 
16.
Killer of Sheep (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Set in the Watts area of Los Angeles, a slaughterhouse worker must suspend his emotions to continue working at a job he finds repugnant, and then he finds he has little sensitivity for the family he works so hard to support. (80 mins.)
Director: Charles Burnett
 
17.
Imitation of Life (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An aspiring actress befriends a black widow, but trouble arises when the latter is rejected by her daughter, who tries to pass for white. (125 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
18.
The Great Debaters (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. (126 mins.)
 
19.
Roots (1977 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation. (570 mins.)
 
20.
Love & Basketball (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In 1981 in L.A., Monica moves in next door to Quincy. They're 11, and both want to play in the NBA, just like Quincy's dad... (124 mins.)
 
21.
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An actor limited to stereotypical roles because of his ethnicity, dreams of making it big as a highly respected performer. As he makes his rounds, the film takes a satiric look at African American actors in Hollywood. (78 mins.)
Director: Robert Townsend
 
22.
Fresh (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Death and violence anger a 12-year-old drug courier, who sets his employers against each other. (114 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
 
23.
Black Girl (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A black girl from Senegal becomes a servant in France. (65 mins.)
Director: Ousmane Sembene
 
24.
Porgy and Bess (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina... (138 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
25.
Bright Road (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Based on the story "See How They Run," which ran in the June 1951 issue of "The Ladies' Home Journal"... (68 mins.)
Director: Gerald Mayer
 
26.
The Cool World (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Filmmaker Shirley Clarke ("The Connection") directs this powerful, stark semi-documentary look at the... (105 mins.)
Director: Shirley Clarke
 
27.
School Daze (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A not so popular young man wants to pledge to a popular fraternity at his historically black college. (121 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
28.
Sidewalk Stories (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Nearly silent comedy filmed in black and white follows a street artist (Charles Lane), who rescues a baby after her father was murdered... (97 mins.)
Director: Charles Lane
 
29.
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner. (118 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
 
30.
War Witch (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12. (90 mins.)
Director: Kim Nguyen
 
31.
Love Jones (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer... (104 mins.)
 
32.
Carmen Jones (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast. (105 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
33.
The Green Pastures (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans. (93 mins.)
 
34.
Uptight (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Black revolutionaries are betrayed by one of their own. Based on the 1935 classic, "The Informer." (104 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
35.
The First Grader (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. (103 mins.)
Director: Justin Chadwick
 
36.
Daughters of the Dust (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where... (112 mins.)
Director: Julie Dash
 
37.
A Lesson Before Dying (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In the 1940s South, an African-American man is wrongly accused of the killing of a white store owner... (105 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
38.
Sounder (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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. (105 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
 
39.
Selma (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. (128 mins.)
Director: Ava DuVernay
 
40.
Baby Boy (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years... (130 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
41.
Yesterday (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school. (90 mins.)
 
42.
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Benjie is a troubled teen in Los Angeles, living with his grandmother, mother, and her new boyfriend... (107 mins.)
Director: Ralph Nelson
 
43.
The Harder They Come (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers. (103 mins.)
Director: Perry Henzell
 
44.
Panther (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A dramatized account of the story of The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense. (124 mins.)
 
45.
Sparkle (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A girl group experiences turmoil after one of their members turns to drugs and another achieves their desired fame all by herself. (98 mins.)
Director: Sam O'Steen
 
46.
Sambizanga (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Domingos is a member of an African liberation movement, arrested by the Portuguese secret police, after bloody events in Angola... (102 mins.)
Director: Sarah Maldoror
 
47.
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee. (112 mins.)
Director: Doug Atchison
 
48.
Soul Food (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
One person can keep a family together and, when that one person is gone, a family can be torn apart. (115 mins.)
 
49.
Moolaadé (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart. (124 mins.)
Director: Ousmane Sembene
 
50.
Sankofa (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back... (125 mins.)
Director: Haile Gerima
 
51.
A Woman Called Moses (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A film about the life and career of the African American abolitionist and slave escape leader, Harriet Tubman. (240 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
 
52.
The Mack (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes... (110 mins.)
Director: Michael Campus
 
53.
Chico & Rita (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment. (94 mins.)
 
54.
Yaaba (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A small African village. The story focuses on Bila, a ten year old boy who befriends an old woman, Sana... (90 mins.)
 
55.
Cry Freedom (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko. (157 mins.)
 
56.
Ragtime (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City. (155 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
57.
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem. (108 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
58.
Pariah (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression. (86 mins.)
Director: Dee Rees
 
59.
Claudine (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In the 1970s Harlem, garbage collector Roop feels intimidated by the idea of dating Claudine who is a single mother of six on welfare. (92 mins.)
Director: John Berry
 
60.
Menace II Society (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life. (97 mins.)
 
61.
Get on the Bus (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A disparate group of African-American men travel by bus to Washington, DC for the Million Man March. (120 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
62.
The Hurricane (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence. (146 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
63.
The Education of Sonny Carson (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A gifted young man is caught up in gang life. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Campus
 
64.
Friday (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night. (91 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
 
65.
Straight Outta Compton (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood. (147 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
 
66.
Stormy Weather (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress provides a retrospective of the great African American entertainers of the early 1900s. (78 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stone
 
67.
One Potato, Two Potato (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man... (83 mins.)
Director: Larry Peerce
 
68.
Take a Giant Step (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A black high school senior struggles with becoming a man, and living in a middle class white neighborhood in the late 1950s U.S... (100 mins.)
Director: Philip Leacock
 
69.
Halls of Anger (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
An all-black inner city school has to become an integrated school. Few dozen white kids are transfered there, but the black students are aggressively opposed to this. The school then approaches a tough black teacher for help. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Bogart
 
70.
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town. (109 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
71.
The Learning Tree (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The story, set in Kansas during the 1920s, covers less than a year in the life of a black teenager,... (107 mins.)
Director: Gordon Parks
 
72.
Lumumba (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo... (115 mins.)
Director: Raoul Peck
 
73.
Glory (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates. (122 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
74.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
75.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce. (96 mins.)
Director: Fielder Cook
 
76.
The Corner (2000 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Chronicles West Baltimore family living in poverty on the front lines of America's drug war. (376 mins.)
 
77.
A Soldier's Story (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II. (101 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
78.
Soul of the Game (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen. (94 mins.)
 
79.
Brothers (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Thinly disguised account of the relationship between radical black activist Angela Davis and Black Panther and prison inmate George Jackson, who was one of those killed in a failed 1971 prison breakout. (105 mins.)
Director: Arthur Barron
 
80.
Three the Hard Way (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks... (89 mins.)
 
81.
Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In contrast to most of the violence-laden "blaxploitation" films of the period, this low-budget effort... (96 mins.)
Director: Oscar Williams
 
82.
Eve's Bayou (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz... (109 mins.)
Director: Kasi Lemmons
 
83.
Jason's Lyric (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story of a young man, Jason (Allen Payne) who must confront his trauma-induced insecurity about love... (119 mins.)
Director: Doug McHenry
 
84.
Beat the Drum (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Young Musa is orphaned after a mysterious illness strikes his village in KwaZulu Natal. To help his grandmother... (114 mins.)
Director: David Hickson
 
85.
Amistad (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free. (155 mins.)
 
86.
Kini & Adams (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Kini and Adams are two friends leaving in a Zimbabwe village who dream of repairing an old broken car, and moving to the city and starting life over. (93 mins.)
 
87.
Laurel Avenue (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A weekend in the life of the Arnett family. The events of a forty eight hour period have a rainbow of incidents... (180 mins.)
Director: Carl Franklin
 
88.
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Story of a black woman in the South who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lives to become a part of the civil rights movement in the 1960s. (110 mins.)
Director: John Korty
 
89.
Space Is the Place (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Sun Ra--space-age prophet, Pharaonic jester, shaman-philosopher and avant-jazz keyboardist/bandleader--land his spaceship in Oakland... (85 mins.)
Director: John Coney
 
90.
Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In this semi-autobiographical film, black soldiers help to defend France, but are detained in prison camp before being repatriated home. (157 mins.)
 
91.
Sister, Sister (1982 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Maya Angelou's story of the family stresses that occur when an older sister (Diahann Carroll) attempts to maintain a home... (98 mins.)
Director: John Berry
 
92.
Mississippi Damned (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Three poor Black kids in rural Mississippi reap the consequences of their family's cycle of abuse, addiction, and violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Tina Mabry
 
93.
The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A girl sells copies of Soleil, the government paper. (45 mins.)
 
94.
Talk to Me (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s. (118 mins.)
Director: Kasi Lemmons
 
95.
Sugar Cane Alley (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Martinique, in the early 1930s. Young José and his grandmother live in a small village. Nearly everyone works cutting cane and barely earning a living... (103 mins.)
Director: Euzhan Palcy
 
96.
Tanna (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new. (104 mins.)
 
97.
Sergeant Rutledge (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer. (111 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
98.
Always Outnumbered (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In Los Angeles, the hot-tempered collector of cans Socrates "Socco" Fortlow is an ex-con that has served a long sentence for killing a man and a woman... (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
99.
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Story of a woman and her three lovers. (84 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
100.
Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade. (136 mins.)