29 Days Of Black History – Day 29: When They See Us

a/k/a Central Park Five Release Date:  5/31/19; Limited Series – Netflix Genre:  Drama Rating:  TV-MA Director:  Ava DuVernay Studio(s):   Forward Movement, Harpo Films, Participant Media, Tribeca Productions, Netflix Cast:  Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, Justin Cunningham, Freddy Miyares, Jharrel Jerome, Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Niecy Nash, Blair Underwood, Chris Jackson, Joshua Jackson,…

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29 Days Of Black History – Day 28: Fruitvale Station

Release Date: 7/12/13 Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  R Running Time: 85 mins. Studio: The Weinstein Company Director: Ryan Coogler Cast: Michael B. Jordan (Oscar Grant) Melonie Diaz (Sophina) Octavia Spencer (Wanda) Kevin Durand (Officer Caruso) Chad Michael Murray (Officer Ingram) Story:  Based on the events leading up to the death of Oscar Grant, a young man…

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29 Days Of Black History – Day 27: Southside With You

Release Date:  8/26/16 Genre:  Biography/Romance Rating:  PG-13 Running Time:  84 mins. Studio(s):  IM Global, State Street Pictures Director:  Richard Tanne Cast:  Parker Sawyers as Barack Obama Tika Sumpter as Michelle Robinson Vanessa Bell Calloway as Marian Robinson Phillip Edward Van Lear as Fraser C. Robinson Deanna Reed-Foster as Bernadette Jerod Haynes as Tommy Gabrielle Lott-Rogers as Rafiqa Tom…

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29 Days Of Black History – Day 26: Confirmation

It only takes one voice to change history Release Date:  4/16/16; HBO Genre:  Drama Rating:  TV-14 Running Time:   110 mins. Studio(s):  ABC Signature Studios, Groundswell Productions, HBO Films. Director:  Rick Famuyiwa Cast:  Kerry Washington (Anita Hill), Wendell Pierce (Clarence Thomas), Erika Christensen (Shirley Wiegand), Zoe Lister-Jones (Carolyn Hart), Greg Kinnear (Joe Biden), Grace Gummer (Ricki…

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29 Days Of Black History – Day 25: The Hate U Give

Release Date:  10/19/18 Genre:  Drama Rating:  PG-13 Director:  George Tillman, Jr. Studio(s):   Fox 2000 Pictures, State Street Pictures, Temple Hill Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox. Running time:  133 mins. Cast:  Amandla Stenberg (Starr Carter), Regina Hall (Lisa Carter), Russell Hornsby (Maverick Carter), Common (Uncle Carlos Carter), Lamar Johnson (Seven Carter), TJ Wright (Sekani Carter), Issa Rae…

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29 Days of Black History – Day 24: Just Mercy

Release Date:  1/17/2020 Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  PG-13 Director:  Destin Daniel Cretton Studio(s):   Netter Productions, Warner Bros. Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Michael B. Jordan as Bryan Stevenson; Jamie Foxx as Walter McMillian; Brie Larson as Eva Ansley; O’Shea Jackson, Jr. as Anthony Ray Hinton; Tim Blake Nelson as Ralph Myers; Rob Morgan as Herbert Richardson. Story:  …

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