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Black Lives Matter: 9 documentaries about being Black in America

Black Lives Matter: 9 documentaries about being Black in America

This Juneteenth, explore what it means to be black in America with these nine critically-acclaimed documentaries that span landmark moments in civil rights, African American history, and everyday people.   “Black Art: In the Absence of Light” (2021)     Directed by Sam Pollard, this documentary is an introduction to the work of some of the foremost African American visual artists, including Theaster Gates, Kerry James Marshall, Faith Ringgold, Amy Sherald, and Carrie Mae Weems. Inspired by David Driskell’s landmark ...

Based on Real Lives: Exploring the African American Experience Through Film

Based on Real Lives: Exploring the African American Experience Through Film

Join us in celebrating Juneteenth with a look back at nine critically acclaimed, award-winning movies that explore the 20th century African American experience. This selection of films shines a light on heroes and untold stories of the Black community across decades, states, and industries, illuminating the lives of major figures in civil rights, politics, medicine, the military, sports, entertainment, and far beyond. Let’s take a look:   “Malcolm X“ (1992)     In an Oscar-nominated and international award-winning performance, Denzel ...

HBO and CINEMAX Free Preview

HBO and CINEMAX Free Preview

WHAT’S INCLUDED?   Starting June 17th, enjoy a five-day free preview event on us! Stay entertained with original series, hit Hollywood movies, and more available on HBO® and CINEMAX®. On HBO, enjoy the best classic and current shows, entertaining movies, family favorites and so much more. See highlights of what to watch this weekend listed below, including new episodes of In Treatment starring Emmy winner Uzo Aduba (Mrs. America, Orange Is The New Black) as the observant, empathetic Dr. Brooke Taylor, the ...

8 Memorable Movies with a Soundtrack for Every Musical Taste

8 Memorable Movies with a Soundtrack for Every Musical Taste

The soundtrack of the summer will undoubtedly be Lin-Manuel Miranda’s highly anticipated “Hamilton” follow-up: HBO Max‘s “In the Heights,” which was written during his sophomore year of college back in 1999. But until then, let’s take a look back at eight movie soundtracks that span genres, appeal to a wide array of audiences, and stand the test of time — especially with the ongoing 90s pop culture takeover. Read on to take a look and have a listen to some ...