In a housing development near Paris a college-student brother seeks to counter the influence of a drug-dealing brother upon the middle teenage brother .
How Rita Moreno overcame sexual abuse & stereotyped casting & became a role model for other Latina women in Stage & Screen,
Concert singer Marian Anderson’s story, from her childhood church singing through her rejection that led to her famous Lincoln Memorial Concert through the Civil Rights era.
The early days of country/blues singer Huddie Ledbetter, from leaving home to playing in night spots through his several incarcerations to his “discovery” by John Lomax.
During a strike for equal pay & safer conditions. the Mex-Am. miners’ wives take over picket duties when a court forbids the men, with men not happy but together they win.
During Christmas time a selfish London woman with a transplanted heart falls in love with a mysterious man and is changed for the better.
Black female cop Alicia tries to stay alive with a corrupt band of cops & a crime boss trying to kill her before she can get her body camera that has filmed their murders, & local citizens refusing to help her.
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French director Julien Rambaldi’s true story about freshly graduated Dr. Seyolo Zantoko (Marc Zinga) reveals that racial prejudice is not just an American or South African concern. Even in France, to which so many African American singers and musicians once fled for refuge, there are pockets of racism. Although in cosmopolitan Paris blacks were accepted …
Places in the Heart, set in 1930s Texas, is the story of a black field hand helping a widowed white produce a successful cotton harvest, ending with an unusual Communion service.