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Showing 1 - 10 of 18 titles with a criteria of Subject is Black History


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

Icarus Films | 2014 | 83 minutes

A tight-knit group of friends travel to Cumberland County, North Carolina - 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

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 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

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

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

Icarus Films | 2013 | 80 minutes

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

1969 hospital workers struggle in Charleston, South Carolina.

Icarus Films | 1970 | 30 minutes

Biographical profile of the out-spoken African-American writer.

Icarus Films | 1983 | 60 minutes

Newly preserved by the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, Madeline Anderson’s INTEGRATION REPORT 1 brings viewers to the front lines of the fight for civil rights.

Icarus Films | 1960 | 20 minutes