Black Film

 

BLACK LIVES MATTER

A year-round celebration of Black voices across all film, featuring a dedicated Sidebar at the Denver Film Festival and impactful ways to get involved.

VIRTUAL CINEMA FEATURES

John Lewis: Good Trouble

Documentary • USA • 96 min.

The film explores Georgia representative's, 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration.

The Last Tree

Drama • UK • 98 min.

After a happy childhood in the countryside, a teenager moves to London, where he must navigate an unfamiliar environment on his road to adulthood.

Jazz on a Summer's Day

Music / Documentary • USA • 85 min.

Louis Armstrong, Thelonius Monk, Anita O'Day, Chuck Berry and MORE appear in a new restoration of this foundational music documentary filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

Coming Soon

Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock 'N' Roll

Documentary/Music • USA • 103 min.

The true tory of Chuck Berry - the original King of Rock 'N' Roll - as told by his relatives, peers and friends.

WAYS TO HELP

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

MEDIA RECOMMENDATIONS

FILM

  • 13th — Ava DuVernay (Netflix)
  • Fruitvale Station — Ryan Coogler (Rent)
  • Clemency — Chinonye Chukwu — Best of DFF42 (iTunes/Vudu)
  • Do The Right Thing — Spike Lee (Rent)
  • I Am Not Your Negro — James Baldwin (Watch At Home)
  • Selma — Ava DuVernay (Prime)
  • If Beale Street Could Talk — Barry Jenkins (Hulu)
  • Dear White People — Justin Simeon (Netflix)
  • Get Out — Jordan Peele (Rent)
  • Moonlight — Barry Jenkins (Netflix & Kanopy)
  • Just Mercy — Destin Daniel Cretton (Stream for Free)
  • A Time For Burning

 

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