Miss Virginia

Release Date:  10/18/19; In Theaters & VOD Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  R.J. Daniel Hanna Studio(s):   Moving Picture Institute, Vertical Entertainment. Running Time:  102 mins. Cast:  Uzo Aduba (Virginia Walden), Vanessa Williams (Sally Ray), Aunjanue Ellis (Congresswoman Lorraine Townsend), Amirah Vann (Shondae Smith), Adina Porter (Annette Johnson), Niles Fitch (James), Nadji Jeter (Bonz), Matthew Modine…

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Pimp

Release Date:  11/9/18; In Theaters & VOD Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Christine Crokos Studio(s):   Adrenaline Entertainment, 1821 Pictures Running Time:  110 mins. Cast:  Keke Palmer, Haley Ramm, Aunjanue Ellis, Vanessa Morgan, Mike E. Winfield, Edi Gathegi, DMX. Story:   Keke Palmer plays a struggling pimp named Wednesday whose fortune changes after her girlfriend Nikki (Haley…

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If Beale Street Could Talk

Release Date:  11/30/18; In Theaters Genre:  Crime/Drama Rating:  R Director:  Barry Jenkins Studio(s):   Annapurna Pictures, PASTEL, Plan B Entertainment. Running Time:  117 mins. Cast:  KiKi Layne (Tish Rivers), Stephan James (Alonzo ‘Fonny’ Hunt), Regina King (Sharon Rivers), Colman Domingo (Joseph Rivers), Teyonah Parris (Ernestine Rivers), Michael Beach (Frank Hunt), Aunjanue Ellis (Mrs. Hunt), Ebony Obsidian…

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Of Mind and Music

a/k/a Una Vida: A Fable of Music and the Mind Release Date:  2/12/16 (In Theaters); 3/29/16 (DVD); 2014 Genre:  Drama Rating:  PG-13 Running Time:  97 mins. Studio(s):  Monterey Video; Una Vida Productions Director:  Richie Adams Cast:  Joaquim de Almeida (Dr. Alvaro Cruz), Aunjanue Ellis (Una Vida), Bill Cobbs (Stompleg), Ruth Negga (Jessica), Sharon Lawrence (Angela…

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The Birth of a Nation

Release Date:  10/7/16 (In Theaters) Genre:  Biography/Historical/Drama Rating:  R Studio(s):  Bron Studios, Mandalay Pictures, Phantom Four, Tiny Giant Entertainment Running Time:  110 mins. Director:  Nate Parker Cast:  Nate Parker (Nat Turner), Aunjanue Ellis (Nancy Turner), Armie Hammer (Samuel Turner), Colman Domingo (Hark), Aja Naomi King, Gabrielle Union, Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Boone Junior, Penelope Ann Miller (Elizabeth…

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The Book of Negroes

Release Date: 2/16/15 (Made-for-TV) Genre: Drama Rating: Not Available Director: Clement Virgo Studios: Conquering Lion Pictures, Out of Africa Entertainment Cast:  Aunjanue Ellis (Aminata Diallo), Cuba Gooding, Jr. (Sam Fraunces), Ben Chaplin (Captain John Clarkson), Louis Gossett, Jr. (Daddy Moses), Greg Bryk (Robertson Appleby), Jane Alexander (Maria Witherspoon), Allan Hawco (Solomon Lindo), Rick Roberts (General Washington),…

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