Aja Naomi King

The 24th

The 24th

The 24th
IMDb: 5.4
101

The 24th tells the incredibly powerful and timely true story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917. The Houston Riot was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers in response to the brutal violence and abuse at the hands of Houston police officers. The riot, which lasted two hours, led to the death of nine civilians, four policemen and two soldiers and resulted in the largest murder trial in history, which sentenced a total of nineteen men to execution, and forty-one men to life sentences.

Genre: Drama, History
Sylvie’s Love

Sylvie’s Love

Sylvie’s Love
IMDb: 6.7
114

When a young woman meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.

The Upside

The Upside

The Upside
IMDb: 6.9
123 min

Phillip is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell, a struggling parolee who\'s trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation
IMDb: 6.4
120 min

Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virginia that results in a violent retaliation from whites.

Reversion

Reversion

Reversion
IMDb: 5.0
84 min

The daughter of a billionaire tech mogul questions her own memories about her mothers death after being kidnapped by a stranger.

The Rewrite

The Rewrite

The Rewrite
IMDb: 6.2
107 min

An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.

Four

Four

Four
IMDb: 5.8
75 min

Adapted from a stage play by Christopher Shinn, the debut feature from Joshua Sanchez is a provocative rumination on race and sexuality set on a sweltering 4th of July evening.

Genre: Drama
36 Saints

36 Saints

36 Saints
IMDb: 2.7
83 min

When New York Police Headquarters is confronted with the horror of a serial murderer loose on the streets of Manhattan, two detectives (Franky G and Jeffrey De Serrano) are tasked with bringing order to the chaos. Oblivious to the danger, six students from all over the world, who now attend school together in New York, are planning a memorial to celebrate the lives of their 30 lost “brothers and sisters” who died suddenly in a tragic plane crash a year prior.

Damsels in Distress

Damsels in Distress

Damsels in Distress
IMDb: 5.7
99 min

A trio of beautiful girls set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university: the dynamic leader Violet Wister, principled Rose and sexy Heather. They welcome transfer student Lily into their group which seeks to help severely depressed students with a program of good hygiene and musical dance numbers.