When They See Us

a/k/a Central Park Five Release Date:  5/31/19; Limited Series – Netflix Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR 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…

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Just Mercy

Release Date:  1/17/2020; In Theaters 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…

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Flint

Release Date:   10/28/17; Lifetime Genre:  Drama Rating:  TV-14 Director:  Bruce Beresford Studio(s):  Sony Pictures Television; Lifetime Television Cast:  Queen Latifah (Iza Banks), Jill Scott (Nayyirah Shariff), Betsy Brandt (LeeAnne Walters), Rob Morrow (Professor Edwards), Marin Ireland (Melissa Mays), Lyndie Greenwood (Adina Banks). Story:  Inspired by the Time Magazine cover story, “The Toxic Tap,” by Josh…

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Detroit

Release Date:  8/4/17; In Theaters Genre:  Drama/Based on Actual Events Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  Unknown Director:  Kathryn Bigelow Studio:  Annapurna Pictures, First Light Production, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Cast:  John Boyega, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Ben O’Toole, Hannah Murray, Anthony Mackie, Jacob Latimore, Algee Smith, Joseph David-Jones, Kaitlyn Dever, Jason Mitchell, John Krasinski, Jeremy Strong, and Laz Alonso.…

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Crown Heights

a/k/a Darker Than Blue Release Date:  (2017) Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  94 mins. Director:  Matt Ruskin Studio(s):   Iam21 Entertainment, Washington Square Films, Black Maple Films. Cast:  Keith Stanfield (Colin Warner), Nnamdi Asomugha (Carl King), Natalie Paul (Antoinette), Bill Camp (William Robedee), Nestor Carbonell (Bruce Regenstreich). Story:  On April 10, 1980, a shot rang…

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Confirmation

Release Date:  4/16/16; HBO Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:   Unknown 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 Seidman), Jeffrey Wright (Charles Ogletree), Eric Stonestreet (Ken Duberstei),…

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