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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

Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

Documentary • USA • 89 min.

Canvassing six decades of Ella Fitzgerald's astonishing trajectory from a teenager living on the streets of Harlem to her life changing appearance at the Apollo Theatre, JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS illustrates her sublime transformation, reconstructing the stale stock narrative into a well-rounded examination of her mixed fortunes.

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.

WAYS TO HELP

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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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