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1. Twist of Faith (2013 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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About Twist of Faith Jacob Fisher ('David Julian Hirsh'), an Orthodox Jewish Cantor and amateur songwriter who resides in Brooklyn, New York, witnesses the senseless murder of his wife and ... See full summary »

Writers: Janet Fattal, Joyce Gittlin, Stephen Tolkin | Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Toni Braxton, David Julian Hirsh, Mykelti Williamson, Nathaniel J. Potvin

2. Amen (1986–1991)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Deacon Frye, head of the First Community Church of Philadelphia, is trying to keep everything in his church firmly under control. His new assistant, Rev. Reuben Gregory, however, has some ... See full summary »

Creator: Ed. Weinberger | Stars: Sherman Hemsley, Clifton Davis, Anna Maria Horsford, Roz Ryan

3. The Soul Man (2012– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy | Active

5.8
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"The Soul Man" revolves around R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine, who was living the high life in Las Vegas at the top of the music charts when he gets the... See full summary »

Creators: Cedric the Entertainer, Suzanne Martin | Stars: Cedric the Entertainer, Niecy Nash, Wesley Jonathan, John Beasley

4. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary

7.9
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73 Metascore

An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Writers: Daniel G. Karslake, Helen R. Mendoza | Director: Daniel G. Karslake | Stars: Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella 'Boo' McDaniel

5. They Call Me Bruce? (1982)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Action

5.5
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A goofy Korean finds his life hopelessly complicated with people continually confusing him with Bruce Lee.

Writers: David Randolph, Johnny Yune, Elliott Hong, Tim Clawson, Dale Trevillion | Director: Elliott Hong | Stars: Margaux Hemingway, Johnny Yune, Raf Mauro, Pam Huntington

6. Poor Boy's Game (2007)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.6
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Donnie Rose went to prison for beating a young man so brutally it left him handicapped for life. Nine years later, Donnie is out. He's a different man with only one place to go: back home ... See full summary »

Writers: Chaz Thorne, Clement Virgo | Director: Clement Virgo | Stars: Rossif Sutherland, Danny Glover, Flex Alexander, Greg Bryk

7. Dirty Laundry (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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48 Metascore

A modern-day prodigal son story with a twist. It follows Patrick, a magazine writer, who seems to have the "perfect life," until one day, there is a knock at the door. On the other side stands a secret that brings him face to face with the traditional southern family he hasn't seen in over 10 years.

Writer: Maurice Jamal | Director: Maurice Jamal | Stars: Rockmond Dunbar, Loretta Devine, Jenifer Lewis, Terri J. Vaughn

8. The New Black (2013)

80 min | Documentary, Drama, News

6.3
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68 Metascore

The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight ... See full summary »

Writers: Erin Casper, Yoruba Richen | Director: Yoruba Richen

9. Our House: A Very Real Documentary About Kids of Gay & Lesbian Parents (2000)

57 min | Documentary

7.4
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This film is a frank examination of the diverse experiences of children of gay and lesbian parents. The documentary profiles sixteen sons and daughters between the ages of four and ... See full summary »

Director: Meema Spadola | Star: Ry Russo-Young

10. Walk in the Light (2005)

Documentary, Short

7.4
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WALK IN THE LIGHT features Los Angeles-based Unity Fellowship Church, a politically conscious and socially aware alternative to the traditional Christian church for the African American ... See full summary »

Director: Morgan R. Stiff

11. Lost in the Crowd (2010)

75 min

6.7
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Behind the hustle and bustle of New York City's streets, there is a world that few care to see and even less dare to enter, for the life of a homeless person is fraught with constant danger... See full summary »

Director: Susi Graf | Stars: Kimy Hartman, Jazmine Perez, Alex Rios, Adrian Tolberg

12. Brasov: Probably the Best City in the World (2012)

69 min | Documentary

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A documentary about today's city of Brasov, located in the heart of Romania, in the region of Transylvania.

Writers: Bruno Pischiutta, Petronela Rotar | Director: Bruno Pischiutta | Stars: Alexandra Epure, Oana Iosub, Elena Paraschiv, Bogdana Ross

13. Camp Meetin' (1936)

Approved | 17 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Members of the Hall Johnson Choir play members of a church congregation in the deep South in 1936. THey hold an open-air tent-and-camp meeting in order to raise the funds needed to send the... See full summary »

Writers: Leslie Goodwins, George Randol | Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Hall Johnson Choir, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Clinton Rosemond, Libby Taylor

14. A Vital Service (2011 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short, News

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At Planned Parenthood, we are concerned that too many of our public policy debates speak at African-Americans, with too many stories told for the sole purpose of highlighting stereotypical ... See full summary »

15. Sexy and the Pulpit (2006 TV Movie)

9 min | Comedy

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Sexy and the Pulpit is a comedic drama that tells the story of a Reverend by day and a sexy single female vigilante by night. She's spiritual, yet unorthodox, and has special gifts from God... See full summary »

Director: Jeneen Robinson | Stars: Felicia Akuamoah, Jeneen Robinson, David Stamps

16. Ellen (1994–1998)
Episode: Secrets & Ellen (1997)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.9
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Ellen's hard-to-please, grandmother comes for a visit where she assumes Ellen and Joe are a couple, and that Ellen's parents are still together. But after a lifetime of white lies, Ellen ... See full summary »

Writers: Neal Marlens, Peter Tolan, Carol Black | Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Joely Fisher, David Anthony Higgins, Clea Lewis