The story of the friendship between the Navy’s 1st Black pilot & a white flyer during the Korean War.
(The four films reviewed in the April 1997 issue are Secrets & Lies; Marvin’s Room; Sling Blade; and Rosewood.) “It isn’t good for the man to live alone,” the author of the second Genesis creation story has God declare. And so he relates the story of the creation of the woman, the two forming a …
This harrowing true story based on a racist massacre of Blacks manages to inspire hope due to the efforts of a few courageous Blacks, and even some whites, to help victims.
Mentally disturbed Hilary & the younger Black Stephen who work at a British movie palace have a brief affair amidst the racism of the 1980s.
A dying mother prays that her son will return to the church, and the son needs to seek forgiveness from a Black man he had failed when they were childhood friends.
Raoul Peck uses an unpublished James Baldwin work as his guide & script, enriched by archival clips & interviews, to expose racism in the US.
Paul’s beloved grandfather urges him to speak up for his Black classmate but the boy finds it difficult to stand against entrenched racism.
Lynsey, a wounded Army vet, returns to New Orleans & bonds with a Black man who also has suffered a trauma, but not in a romantic way because she prefers girls.
True story of how a white Miss.D.A. & the widow of slain NAACP leader Medgar Evers finally brought the murderer to justice years later.
Though Amsterdam is a romantic comedy-thriller set in the 30s, it deals with racism & fascism, making it very relevant to today’s fascists movement.