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1. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.6
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75 Metascore

A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Nina Simone, Lisa Simone Kelly, Roger Nupie, Al Schackman

Votes: 9,467

2. Black Nativity (2013)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Family, Music

4.6
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48 Metascore

A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.

Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige

Votes: 1,833 | Gross: $7.02M

3. Stormy Weather (1943)

Approved | 78 min | Musical

7.3
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The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress provides a retrospective of the great African American entertainers of the early 1900s.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra, Katherine Dunham and Her Troupe

Votes: 1,613

4. Zebrahead (1992)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A white, hip-hop loving teen falls in love with a black girl.

Director: Anthony Drazan | Stars: Michael Rapaport, DeShonn Castle, Kevin Corrigan, Lois Bendler

Votes: 1,074 | Gross: $1.47M

5. Live from Lincoln Center (1976– )

Music, Musical

8.4
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Filmed performances from the famous performing arts center in New York City.

Stars: Beverly Sills, Louis Perry, Audra McDonald, Zubin Mehta

Votes: 136

6. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres, dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al, utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway.

Stars: Myron McCormick, Cathleen Nesbitt, Frank Conroy, Tim O'Connor

Votes: 37

7. Way Down South (1939)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Music

5.5
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In the pre-Civil War South, a plantation owner dies and leaves all his possessions, including his slaves, to his young son. While the deceased treated his slaves decently, his corrupt ... See full summary »

Directors: Leslie Goodwins, Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Bobby Breen, Alan Mowbray, Ralph Morgan, Steffi Duna

Votes: 162

8. Cora Unashamed (2000 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

6.9
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Set in the 1930's Iowa, where the Cora's family live as the community's only African-Americans. and supported only by Cora's being a housekeeper to the Studevants. When tragedy strikes, will Cora's speak the truth...with consequences?

Director: Deborah Pratt | Stars: Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Ellen Muth, Michael Gaston

Votes: 247

9. The Richard Pryor Special? (1977 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

7.2
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Richard Pryor wanders around the NBC Studio, encountering various eccentrics. Meanwhile, the Reverend James L. White, the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin Dada and others are taping their own segments.

Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Richard Pryor, Maya Angelou, Shirley Hemphill, LaWanda Page

Votes: 46

10. The Blood of Jesus (1941)

Approved | 57 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.4
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An atheist accidentally shoots his Baptist wife. She dies and goes to a crossroads, where the devil tries to lead her astray.

Director: Spencer Williams | Stars: Cathryn Caviness, Spencer Williams, Juanita Riley, Reather Hardeman

Votes: 375

11. Thank You, M'am (1976)

14 min | Short, Drama, Family

7.2
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When a nurse leaves her job to walk home, a young boy tries to grab her pocketbook, but she wrestles him to the ground, gets her pocketbook back, and drags him to her apartment in a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Sugerman | Stars: Rosetta LeNoire, Eric Jones

Votes: 14

12. Classical Baby (I'm Grown Up Now): The Poetry Show (2008 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 25 min | Family

7.5
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Poems about love...birds...roses...weather. This special presents some of the world's greatest works of poetry in a way that children can appreciate. From William Shakespeare and Robert ... See full summary »

Director: Amy Schatz | Stars: Andy Garcia, Langston Hughes, John Lithgow, Maria Molloy

Votes: 26

13. Black Nativity (1962 TV Movie)

Drama, Musical

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Director: Ronald Marriott | Stars: Madeline Bell, Alex Bradford, Vinnette Carroll, Mabel Robinson

14. The Pocketbook (1980)

13 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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Adapted from the short story, "Thank You, Ma'am" by Langston Hughes, a young man questions his life choices after a botched purse-snatching.

Director: Billy Woodberry | Stars: Ray Cherry, David Jenkins, Ella 'Simi' Nelson, Christopher Thompson

Votes: 12

15. Winners (1977– )

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Winners was orginally named Winning, I Can, the life story of Debbie Philips who is a victim of Thalomide but achieved Olympic Honors in Equestrian Showmanship when she rode not with the ... See full summary »

Stars: Esther Rolle, Tina Andrews, Janet MacLachlan, Ernie Hudson

16. Freedom Spectacular (1964 TV Movie)

90 min | Music

6.2
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All star show in aid of The National Advancement of Colored People Association.

Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Cannonball Adderley, Steve Allen, Toni Basil, Ed Begley

Votes: 5

17. The Strolling '20s (1966 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Diahann Carroll, Sammy Davis Jr., Duke Ellington

18. The Subject Is Jazz (1958– )

30 min | Music

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A look at the history and many different forms of jazz music.

Stars: Mundell Lowe, Gilbert Seldes, Billy Taylor, Eddie Safranski

19. Street Scene (1994 TV Movie)

Musical

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Director: José Montes-Baquer | Stars: Dean Anthony, Claudia Ashley, Rachel Beabout, Field Blauvelt

Votes: 13

20. Actor's Choice (1960–1971)

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Stars: Hal Holbrook, Frank Converse, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

21. Salvation (2003)

30 min | Drama, Short

6.4
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Director: Bruce Schwartz | Stars: Haskell V. Anderson III, Lou Beatty Jr., Gary LeRoi Gray, Ella Joyce

Votes: 9

22. The Subject Is Jazz (1958– )
Episode: Jazz and Other Arts (1958)

Music

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Stars: Jimmy Cleveland, Langston Hughes, Mundell Lowe, Al Minns

23. Winners (1977– )
Episode: Journey Together (1978)

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Director: Paul Asselin | Stars: Esther Rolle, Tina Andrews, Janet MacLachlan, Ernie Hudson

24. Actor's Choice (1960–1971)
Episode: Langston Hughes: The People's Poet (1970)

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Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

25. Live from Lincoln Center (1976– )
Episode: New York City Opera: Street Scene (1979)

176 min | Music, Musical

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Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Eileen Schauler, William Chapman, Catherine Malfitano, Alan Kays

26. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Episode: Simply Heavenly (1959)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Director: Joshua Shelley | Stars: Mel Stewart, Claudia McNeil, Gail Fisher, Ethel Ayler



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