Roots

Release Date:  5/30/16 (Made-for-TV) Genre:  Drama/Historical Rating:  NR Running Time:  Unknown Studio:  History Channel Directors:  Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles Cast:  Emayatzy Corinealdi (Belle), Laurence Fishburne (Alex Haley), Carlacia Grant (Irene), Malachi Kirby (Kunta Kinte), Rege-Jean Page (Chicken George), Mekhi Phifer (Jerusalem), Anika Noni Rose (Kizzy), T.I. (Cyrus), Forest Whitaker (Fiddler).…

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Freedom

Date:  6/5/15 (In Theaters) Genre:  Drama/Historical Rating: Unknown Running Time:  98 mins. Studio(s):  Production One, Distributors ARC Entertainment Director:  Peter Cousens Cast:  Cuba Gooding, Jr. (Samuel), John Newton (Bernhard Forcher), William Sadler (Plimpton), Sharon Leal (Vanessa), David Rasche (Jefferson Monroe), Terrence Mann (Barney Fagan), Michael Goodwin (Garrett). Story:   Two men separated by 100 years are…

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The Free State of Jones

Release Date: 5/13/16 (In Theaters) Genre:  Drama/Historical Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  Unknown Studios:  Larger Than Life Productions, Route One Films, Vendian Entertainment, STX Entertainment, Showtime Networks. Director: Gary Ross Cast:  Matthew McConaughey (Newton Knight), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Rachel), Keri Russell (Serena Knight), Mahershala Ali (Moses Washington). Details:  The plot is based on the true story of Newton…

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The Retrieval

a/k/a September Morning Release Date:  (February 3, 2015; DVD) (April 2, 2014; Theatrical Release) (April 5, 2013, Film Festival) Genre: Drama/Historical Rating: Unknown Running Time: 92 mins. Studio: Doki-Doki Productions/Sixth Street Films/ Variance Films Director: Chris Eska Cast:  Tishuan Scott (Nate), Ashton Sanders (Will), Keston John (Marcus), Bill Oberst, Jr. (Burrell), Christine Horn (Rachel). Story:…

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