Search results for "Harry Belafonte"
Island in the Sun

Island in the Sun

Island in the Sun
IMDb: 6.1
119

On a Caribbean island, a rich landowner’s son, Maxwell Fleury, is fighting for political office against black labor leader David Boyeur. As if the contentious election weren’t enough, there are…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Nationtime

Nationtime

Nationtime
IMDb: 7.3
80

A report on the National Black Political Convention held in Gary, Indiana, in 1972, a historic event that gathered Black voices from across the political spectrum, among them Jesse Jackson,…

Genre: Documentary
Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something
IMDb: 7.6
N/A

The life of singer-songwriter and activist Harry Chapin, who spent his fame and fortune trying to end world hunger before his tragic passing.

Genre: Documentary
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
IMDb: 7.6
100

Examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in US society from 1967 to 1975. It features footage of the movement shot by Swedish journalists in the United States during…

Genre: Documentary
When I Rise

When I Rise

When I Rise
IMDb: 8.5
N/A

A documentary about Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student who finds herself at the epicenter of racial controversy, struggling against the odds and ultimately ascending to…

Genre: Documentary
Bright Road

Bright Road

Bright Road
IMDb: 6.7
68

Teachers at an all-black school fight to save a problem child.

Genre: Drama, Music
Buck and the Preacher

Buck and the Preacher

Buck and the Preacher
IMDb: 6.4
102

A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.

Odds Against Tomorrow

Odds Against Tomorrow

Odds Against Tomorrow
IMDb: 7.4
96

An old-time crook plans a heist. When one of his two partners is found out to be a black man tensions flare.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The World, the Flesh and the Devil

The World, the Flesh and the Devil

The World, the Flesh and the Devil
IMDb: 6.9
95

Ralph Burton is a miner who is trapped for several days as a result of a cave-in. When he finally manages to dig himself out, he realizes that all of…

The Angel Levine

The Angel Levine

The Angel Levine
IMDb: 5.9
106

Morris Mishkin is a elderly religious Jew in New York. His wife Fanny is very ill. He’s a tailor, but he can’t work because his back has given out. He…

Genre: Drama
Kansas City

Kansas City

Kansas City
IMDb: 6.4
116

Robert Altman’s story is a riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music. It all takes place…

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show
IMDb: N/A
75 min

For one week in February 1968, Johnny Carson gave up his chair to Harry Belafonte, the first time an African-American had hosted a late night TV show for a whole…

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Genre: Documentary
King in the Wilderness

King in the Wilderness

King in the Wilderness
IMDb: 7.9
111 min

A chronicle of the final word chapters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, revealing a conflicted chief who confronted an onslaught of criticism from both sides of the political…

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Genre: Documentary
Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night
IMDb: 6.7
104 min

Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby group within this hilarious misadventure as friends Steve and Wardell, that venture uptown into some swanky nightclub. Unfortunately, thieves struck on the club and sneak…

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Genre: Comedy
Carmen Jones

Carmen Jones

Carmen Jones
IMDb: 6.8
105 min

The narrative of this cigarette-maker Carmen along with also the Spanish cavalry soldier Don Jose is interpreted into a modern-day narrative of a parachute mill employee and a stalwart GI…

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Genre: Romance
White Man’s Burden

White Man’s Burden

White Man’s Burden
IMDb: 5.3
89 min

The narrative occurs in other America where the elephants have been members of social elite, and whites are people of town ghettos. Louis Pinnock is a white employee in a…

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Genre: Drama
Bobby

Bobby

Bobby
IMDb: 7.0
117 min

In 1968 the lifestyles of a retired doorman, hotel director, lounge singer, bus-boy, beautician among many others seep in the aftermath of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination at the Ambassador Hotel…

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Genre: Drama
Sing Your Song

Sing Your Song

Sing Your Song
IMDb: 7.4
103 min

Most individuals know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This movie finds his important contribution to and his management within the civil rights motion in America and to…

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Genre: Documentary
I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro
IMDb: 7.8
93 min

Working against the writing of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, manager Raoul Peck creates a meditation about what it means to be Black in the USA.

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Genre: Documentary