Strive

a/k/a Striver’s Row a/k/a Dream Release Date:  6/12/19 – 6/16/19; American Black Film Festival Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Robert Rippberger Studio(s):  Aletheia Films, Prodigium Pictures, El Ride Productions, Captivated Artist Productions. Running Time:  82 mins. Cast:  Joie Campbell, Ricky Flowers Jr., Chelsea Williams, Danny Glover, Shaylin Becton. Story:   Strive is a story about…

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Release Date: 6/14/19; In Theaters (Original Release – 1/26/19; Sundance Film Festival) Genre:   Drama Rating:  R Director:  Joe Talbot Studio(s):   A24, Longshot Features, Plan B Entertainment Running Time:  120 mins. Cast:  Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob Morgan, Tichina Arnold, Danny Glover, Mike Epps, Finn Wittrock. Story:   Jimmie Fails has one hope in life: to reclaim the…

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Come Sunday

a/k/a Heretic Release Date:  1/21/18; Sundance Film Festival Genre:  Drama Rating:   NR Director:  Joshua Marston Studio(s):  Netflix Running time:  106 mins. Cast:  Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover, Condola Rashad, Jason Segel, Lakeith Stanfield, Martin Sheen. Story:   Every Sunday, Bishop Carlton Pearson—evangelical megastar, brilliant orator, and television host with millions of followers—preaches the fundamentalist gospel to six…

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Proud Mary

Release Date:  1/12/18; In Theaters Genre:  Thriller Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  Unknown Director:  Babak Najafi Studio:   Screen Gems Cast:  Taraji P. Henson, Neal McDonough, Xander Berkeley, Billy Brown, Margaret Avery, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Danny Glover. Story:  Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is…

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To Sleep With Anger 

Release Date:   8/28/16; Chicago Black Harvest Film Festival (1990) Genre:  Drama Rating:   PG Running Time:  102 mins. Director:  Charles Burnett Studio(s):   SVS Films; The Samuel Goldwyn Company Cast:  Danny Glover (Harry), Paul Butler (Gideon), DeVaughn Nixon (Sunny), Mary Alice (Suzie), Reina King (Rhonda), Cory Curtis (Skip), Richard Brooks (Babe Brother), Sheryl Lee Ralph (Linda), Carl Lumbly (Junior),…

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Almost Christmas

a/k/a A Meyers Christmas Release Date:  11/11/16; In Theaters Genre:   Comedy Rating:   PG-13 Running Time:  Unknown Director:   David E. Talbert Studio:   Universal Pictures Cast:  Gabrielle Union, Danny Glover (Walter), Nicole Ari Parker, Omar Epps, Jessie Usher, Romany Malco, Kimberly Elise, Mo’Nique (Aunt May), J.B. Smoove. Story:  Almost Christmas tells the festive story of a beloved…

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