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Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay’s examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country’s history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America. This piercing, Oscar-nominated film won Best Documentary at the Emmys, the BAFTAs and the NAACP Image Awards.
Blood Brothers tells the extraordinary and ultimately tragic story of the friendship between two of the most iconic figures of the 20th century: Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time, and Malcolm X, the Nation of Islam’s – and black America’s – most incendiary and charismatic leader. This was the unlikeliest of friendships – the brash Olympic Champion who spoke in verse to the amusement of the white press and the ex-con intellectual-turned-revolutionary who railed against the evils of white oppression and dismissed sports as a triviality. But their bond was deep, their friendship real.
This Thanksgiving, Academy Award ® winning actress Halle Berry directs and stars in a triumphant sports drama about a fighter who reclaims her power, in and out of the ring, when everyone has counted her out. Jackie Justice (Halle Berry) is a mixed martial arts fighter who leaves the sport in disgrace. Down on her luck and simmering with rage and regret years after her last fight, she’s coaxed into a brutal underground fight by her manager and boyfriend Desi (Adan Canto) and grabs the attention of a fight league promoter (Shamier Anderson) who promises Jackie a life back in the octagon.
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
This ain’t your grandaddy’s Western! Check out Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, RJ Cyler, Edi Gathegi, Danielle Deadwyler and Deon Cole in this action-packed thrill ride that injects New Blood into the Old West. The Harder They Fall is directed by Jeymes Samuel and produced by Shawn ‘Jay Z’ Carter James Lassiter, Jeymes Samuel and Lawrence Bender.
Idris Elba, star of The Harder They Fall, talks about the things he geeked out about growing up including Flash Gordon, Spider-Man, and go-karts.
Go behind the scenes of The Harder They Fall with your favorite outlaws Nat Love (Jonathan Majors), Rufus Buck (Idris Elba) and more! Watch The Harder They Fall, streaming only on Netflix.
From its train heists & robberies to all the colorful facades, The Harder They Fall does not feel like your average western movie. Go Behind the FX with Director Jeymes Samuel & VFX Producer David P.I. James. Watch The Harder They Fall now streaming on Netflix.
Based on a true story from Amani Simpson, ‘AMANI’ is the latest short from Joivan Wade (The First Purge, Shiro’s Story, Deep It & Mandem On The Wall) – The film depicts the inner reflections of a young man battling with his faith after being stabbed seven times. The vision is that this will be much more than a film, but rather a movement to strengthen the discussion and debate towards the end of the knife crime epidemic plaguing the lives of our young people and adults across the country.
MYM: Million Youth Media
(note – this short film deals with adult themes) They say life starts at 18. Jerome and Eddie are all set to give Ali the 18th birthday to remember… but for all the wrong reasons… 18 is a powerful story of friendship, love and regret.
A misinformed police force led by a trigger-happy commander, are tasked with bringing down a suspected ‘criminal organisation’. Lock Off is a BAFTA qualifying action short film, it has been selected for numerous awards and even premiered across 80 Odeon Cinemas nationwide before the film Dope.
Zeze sits down with the energetic Backroad Gee for an entertaining episode! a must watch! Enjoy!
Zeze sits down with George The Poet and discusses the UK scene and conscious rap etc. Enjoy!
The highly anticipated couples therapy show is finally here, featuring a familiar face you may have seen previously on Bkchat LDN. Blue Therapy features 2 couples, CHIOMA & PAUL, DEBORAH & JAMEL. On a quest to mend their relationships with Denise the Therapist. Enjoy!
She is Amina and she fears nobody. AMINA, coming to Netflix November 4.
Bright. Warm. Vibrant. #SneMbatha takes us and her #JIVA! co-star #NoxoloDlamini on a trip to her home city of Durban and shows us just how groovy it can get.
Made by Africans, Watched by the World is an ode to the richness, brilliance and creativity of African storytelling and its storytellers. Here we feature talents from across the continent from in front and behind the camera. In this special interview, we get up close and personal with our amazing talent from across Africa who call Netflix home. We learn more about what they want to achieve through this platform and what it means for them.
All she wanted was a way out of poverty. Swallow, coming to Netflix October 1
How far will you go to protect your own? Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes star in True Story, the gripping journey of two brothers entangled in a world of celebrity, crime, and lies. Watch True Story, a limited series, November 24, only on Netflix.
Lilim is the official demon language of hell in #Lucifer, so #LesleyAnnBrandt (who plays #Maze) is the perfect teacher. Watch her play Demon 101 and check out the final season, now streaming.
These streets don’t play. Kanan Stark’s story begins July 18 only on STARZ
Witness the origin story of two brothers in 1980’s Detroit who rose to become one of the most influential crime families. #BMF premieres 26 September on #STARZPLAY.
Time to deal with the consequences. #PowerGhost returns 11/21 on @Starz.