The 24th

Release Date:  3/15/20; SXSW Film Festival Genre:  Drama/History Rating:  NR Director:  Kevin Willmott Studio(s):  EMJAG Productions Running Time:  105 mins. Cast:  Trai Byers (Boston), Bashir Salahuddin (Big Joe), Aja Naomi King (Marie), Mo McRae (Walker), Tosin Morohunfola (Franklin), Mykelti Williamson (Sgt. Hayes), Thomas Haden Church (Col. Norton), Lorenzo Yearby (Lucky). Story:  The 24th tells the true…

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Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

Release Date:  3/20/20; Netflix – Limited Series Genre:   Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Director(s):  Kasi Lemmons and DeMane Davis Studio(s):  Netflix, SpringHill Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television Story:  The four-part limited series Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker will debut on Netflix on March 20.  In the series, Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer stars as Sarah Breedlove,…

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Open

Release Date:  3/14/20; BET & BET Her Genre:  Drama/Romance Rating:  NR Director(s):  Cas Sigers-Beedles Studio(s):  Nina Holiday Entertainment Running Time:   87 mins. Cast:  Essence Atkins (Wren), Keith Robinson (Cameron), Matt Cedeño (Mars), Kerri J. Baldwin (Tea Cup), Franceli Chapman (Viv), Imani Duckett (Luna), Marquita Goings (Courtney), Jason Graham (Ed), Chantal Maurice (Kendall), Roxzane T. Mims (Ruth),…

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Domestic Warfare

  Release Date:   3/3/20; DVD (Original Release – 2019) Genre:  Thriller Rating:   NR Director(s):  Bobby Peoples & Renee Peoples Studio(s):   The Peoples Network, Maverick Running Time:  75 mins. Cast:   Shatareia Stokes, Ron English, Princess Elmore, Nic Starr. Story:   When a generational curse catches up to Sisley, she must try to overcome all the obstacles throughout…

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Carl Weber’s Influence

Release Date:  2/20/20; BET+ Genre:   Drama/Thriller Rating:   NR Director:  Trey Haley Studio(s):   Influence Productions, Tri Destined Studios, Urban Books Media, BET Films Running Time:  Unknown Cast:   Roger Gueneveur Smith, Deborah Cox, Kellita Smith, Columbus Short, Nadine Ellis, Gary Dourdan, Anthony Hamilton, Drew Sidora, Bebe Drake, Broderick Hunter, Todd Anthony. Story:   Best selling author, Carl Weber…

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Steppin’ Back To Love

Release Date:  2/8/2020; TV One Genre:  Romance Rating:  NR Director:  Roger M. Bobb Studio(s):  Swirl Films, TV One Running Time:  120 mins. Cast:  Monique Coleman (April), Darrin Dewitt Henson (Derrick), Erica Pinkett (Kiki), Mykel Shannon Jenkins (Alonzo), Brely Evans, Blue Kimble, Jason Turner, Porsha Williams, Dorien Wilson. Story:   A once-loving couple connected by dance, after…

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