Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues". Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play.
Films depicting lives ranging from MLK's, to Hitler's, Jimi Hendrix's, and Muhammad Ali's. If you're interested in diving in to some of the 'great-men' and women who have shaped history then look no further.
Documentaries and dramatizations of Black men and women who overcame systemic racism to achieve remarkable accomplishments in politics, business, science, the military, law, the arts, entertainment, and sports.
In between the first world war and great depression, our 20th century forbearers were apparently able to have a bit of fun, doing twisty, angular dance moves, drinking champagne out of tall glasses, and wearing headbands with feathers in 'em. Sounds alright!
The legendary lives of artists like Ray Charles and John Lennon are tackled with the crispness of 21st century filmmaking in these compelling biopics. We're not sure why Hollywood is fixated on the genre now, but we're not complaining!