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Showing 1 - 10 of 29 titles with a criteria of Subject is Black History


Althea

Pioneering athlete Althea Gibson broke records on and off the tennis court.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 83 minutes

'63 Boycott

Connects the massive 1963 Chicago Public Schools boycott to contemporary issues around race, education, school closings, and youth activism. This title has one or more clips.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 30 minutes

Capturing the Flag

A tight-knit group of friends travel to Cumberland County, North Carolina — the 2016 'posterchild' for voter suppression intent on proving that the big idea of American democracy can be defended by small acts of individual citizens.

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 76 minutes

Come Hell or High Water

When the graves of former slaves are bulldozed in Mississippi, a Boston teacher returns home to protect the community his ancestors settled.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 56 minutes

A Dangerous Idea

Examines the history of the US eugenics movement and its recent resurrection, which uses false scientific claims and holds that an all-powerful 'gene' determines who is worthy and who is not. This title has one or more clips.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 106 minutes

Finally Got the News

A film about the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, which was, 'in many respects the most significant expression of black radical thought and activism in the 1960s.' - Manning Marable, Prof. of History, Columbia Univ.

Icarus Films | 1970 | 55 minutes

Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker

Friend and advisor to Martin Luther King, FUNDI reveals the instrumental role that Ella Baker played in shaping the American civil rights movement.

Icarus Films | 1981 | 63 minutes

The Girl With The Rivet Gun

An unconventional animated documentary short based on the adventures of three real-life 'Rosie the Riveters'

Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 15 minutes

The Great Flood

Filmmaker Bill Morrison and musician Bill Frisell evoke the Mississippi River Flood of 1927, and its many legacies.

Icarus Films | 2013 | 80 minutes

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

After a century of films that exploited, caricatured, sidelined, and finally embraced them, HORROR NOIRE traces a secret history of Black Americans through their connection to the horror film genre.

Icarus Films | 2019 | 83 minutes