Moonlight (2016)

We see 3 stages in Chiron’s story, a black struggling with his sexual identity–as a bullied 10-year-old; a still bullied 16-year-old; & a man choosing his future after reconciling with his recovering mother.

America’s Dream (1996)

In 1948 Georgia at a “colored” school, a talented boy presents a birthday present to his teacher, a Christ painted black, creating a dilemma for the principal because his white supervisor is so upset with it.

The Good Dinosaur (2015)

In an alternate world the asteroid missed Earth, so dinosaurs evolved to form a culture in which Arlo, left alone when his father drowns, befriends a feral boy as a companion on a journey to find home & maturity.