The Homesteader

Details: Year of Release:  1919 Genre:  Drama Rating: N/A Runtime:  Unknown Silent Black & White Studio:  Micheaux Book and Film Company Producer:  Oscar Micheaux Director:  Oscar Micheaux; Jerry Mills Cast: Charles D. Lucas (Jean Baptiste) Evelyn Preer (Orlean) Iris Hall (Agnes Stewart) Vernon S. Duncan (McCarthy) Inez Smith (Ethel) Trevy Woods (Glavis/Ethel’s husband) Synopsis:    In South…

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With This Ring

Release Date: 1/24/15 Genre: Comedy/Romance Rating: Not Available Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Lifetime Director: Nzingha Stewart Cast: Jill Scott (Viviane), Eve Jeffers Cooper (Amaya), Regina Hall (Trista), Brooklyn Sudano (Elise), Stephen Bishop (Nate), Jason George (Sean), Deon Sanders (Keith), Brian White (Damon). Synopsis:  After attending their friend Elise’s (Sudano) wedding to Nate (Bishop) on New Year’s…

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Race

Release Date:  2/19/16 Genre:  Biography/Drama Rating:  Not Available Studio:  Forecast Pictures, Solofilms, Trinity Race, Distributors Focus Features Director:  Stephen Hopkins Cast:  Stephan James (Jesse Owens), Jeremy Irons (Avery Brundage), Jason Sudeikis (Larry Snyder), Carice van Houten (Leni Riefenstahl), Amanda Crew (Peggy), William Hurt (Jeremiah Mahoney), Jonathan Aris (Arthur Lill), Eli Goree (Dave Albritton). Story:  Track and…

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First Impression

Release Date:  6/20/14 (New York Premiere American Black Film Festival); 2013 Genre:  Comedy/Romance Rating: Unknown Running Time: 108 min. Studio:  LifeAfter Films Director:  Arthur Muhammad Cast:  Lamman Rucker (Vernon Richardson), Lisa Arrindell Anderson (Imani Townsend), David Mann (Pastor Wayne Johnson), Elise Neal (Kym Pine), Tamela J. Mann (Renee Wells), Kendrick Cross (Julius), Kel Mitchell (James Mason),…

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Comeback Dad

Release Date:  7/12/14; UP TV Genre:  Drama Rating:  Unrated Running Time:  Unknown Studio:  UpToParr Productions LLC; Distributors GMC Director:  Russ Parr Cast: Tatyana Ali (Nina), Charles S. Dutton (Othell), Loretta Devine (Malinda), Brad James (Spence). Story:  Nima Babineaux looks like a woman who has it all – she is an accomplished pianist who runs her…

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Where’s The Love?

Release Date:  8/2/14 UP TV (originally aired 5/3/14) Genre:  Comedy/Romance Rating:  NR Running Time:  Unknown Studio:  Nina Holiday Entertainment, Swirl Films, Tri Destined Studios, GMC TV. Director: Trey Haley Cast:  Lamman Rucker (Sebastian), Denise Boutté (Ryan), Terri J. Vaughn (Kai), LeToya Luckett (Rose), Ahmed Lucan (Forrest), Angie Stone, Darian “Big Tigger” Morgan (Rod), David Banner (Sidney),…

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