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Cinema about (African) humanity and love
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1. White Material (2009)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War
Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in a Francophone African state, a white French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life.
Votes: 6,306 | Gross: $0.30M
3. Killer of Sheep (1978)
80 min | Drama
Set in the Watts area of Los Angeles, a slaughterhouse worker must suspend his emotions to continue working at a job he finds repugnant, and then he finds he has little sensitivity for the family he works so hard to support.
Votes: 5,619 | Gross: $0.40M
4. Chocolat (1988)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,544 | Gross: $2.32M
5. Middle of Nowhere (2012)
R | 97 min | Drama
When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Votes: 1,427 | Gross: $0.08M
7. Mother of George (2013)
R | 107 min | Drama
Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.
Votes: 988 | Gross: $0.15M
8. Restless City (2011)
R | 80 min | Drama, Music
Tells the story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is his greatest risk.
9. The Fits (2015)
Not Rated | 72 min | Drama, Music
While training at the gym 11-year-old tomboy Toni becomes entranced with a dance troupe. As she struggles to fit in she finds herself caught up in danger as the group begins to suffer from fainting spells and other violent fits.
Votes: 4,134 | Gross: $0.17M
10. Girlhood (2014)
Unrated | 113 min | Drama
A girl with few real prospects joins a gang, reinventing herself and gaining a sense of self confidence in the process. However, she soon finds that this new life does not necessarily make her any happier.
13. Emitaï (1971)
103 min | Drama
As World War II is going on in Europe, a conflict arises between the French and the Diola-speaking tribe of Africa, prompting the village women to organize their men to sit beneath a tree to pray.
14. Ceddo (1977)
120 min | Drama
The Ceddo try to preserve their traditional African culture against the onslaught of Islam, Christianity, and the slave trade. When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap ... See full summary »
15. Moolaadé (2004)
Unrated | 124 min | Drama
When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.
Votes: 3,345 | Gross: $0.21M
17. Medicine for Melancholy (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Twenty-four hours in the tentative relationship of two young San Franciscans also dealing with the conundrum of being a minority in a rapidly gentrifying city.
Votes: 1,895 | Gross: $0.11M
18. Daughters of the Dust (1991)
TV-PG | 112 min | Drama, History, Romance
Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,757 | Gross: $1.64M
21. For Colored Girls (2010)
R | 133 min | Drama
Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.
Votes: 6,836 | Gross: $37.72M
23. Baby Boy (2001)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,018 | Gross: $28.73M
24. Love Beats Rhymes (2017)
R | 106 min | Drama, Musical
When struggling rapper Coco (Azealia Banks) enrolls in a poetry class, she thinks her rhymes will impress her teacher, Professor Dixon (Jill Scott). Instead, Dixon challenges Coco to seek ... See full summary »
26. Brotherly Love (III) (2015)
R | 89 min | Drama
Set on the backdrop of Philadelphia's famed Overbrook High School, we track the lives of the nations number one high school basketball player Sergio Taylor as he deals with the early pressures of hood fame.
Votes: 1,619 | Gross: $0.44M
27. First Match (2018)
TV-MA | 102 min | Drama, Sport
Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood decides that joining the boys wrestling team is the only way back to her estranged father.
28. Monsters and Men (2018)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an African-American police officer and a high-school baseball phenom inspired to take a stand.
Votes: 1,477 | Gross: $0.50M
29. Entre nos (2009)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama
A story based on facts which offers a fresh take on the issue of new immigrants in the United States. Mariana totes her two children from Colombia to reunite with her husband in Queens, New... See full summary »
30. I Called Him Morgan (2016)
92 min | Documentary, Drama, History
An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972.
Votes: 1,234 | Gross: $0.10M
36. Killing Me Softly: The Roberta Flack Story (2014 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 57 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary about soul vocalist Roberta Flack and her ascent to notoriety, set against the turbulent scenery of America's Civil Rights development. Highlights interviews with Dionne Warwick, Johnny Mathis and Cissy Houston.
37. In The Morning (2014)
75 min | Drama
Set in Brooklyn, In The Morning is a searing journey through the lives of nine smart, fiercely articulate New Yorkers. Friends: Harper, Ravi, Fez, Bly and Amara gather to bid farewell to ... See full summary »
40. Atlantics (2019)
TV-14 | 106 min | Drama
In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.