A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
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.
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
A list of movies following African-American youths as they come of age in an intolerant world, including such modern classic as 'Pariah' and 'Precious'. Also check out 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete' for a relatively unknown hidden-gem!
Oooh, reunited and it doesn't feel so good. Observe as these estranged parents attempt reconciliation with some seriously skeptical children. Make sure to check out 'Last Ride', for a hidden Australian gem!
Denzel Washington's dramatic roles are typically of the criminal variety, but he has also proven himself a capable lead away from cops and robbers roles in movies like 'Flight', 'Remember the Titans', and 'John Q'. Regardless of plot, there isn't a bad choice to be found on this list - so pick a flick and get Denzel Watching-Them!
Who's going to win it this year? Make your opinion at least semi-informed with this list of all the 2017 Best Picture nominations, including everything from Texas Noir 'Hell or High Water' to Hollywood toe-tapper 'La La Land'.