Celebrate Black History Month this year with a closer look at the lives of various Black Americans who have made indelible marks on history with their artistry, professional achievements, and community activism. We've compiled a list of films premiering this month, as well as programs available to stream in February.
Kindred Spirits: Artists Hilda Wilkinson Brown and Lilian Thomas Burwell
Documentaries to Revisit:
Muhammad Ali brings to life one of the most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans across the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it.
Gloria Allen is a 75-year-old transgender activist. This film is the story of a mother’s love – the love that Gloria’s mother had for her and the love that Gloria has for her chosen children.
One of only a handful of African American falconers in the country, Rodney Stotts is on a mission to build a bird sanctuary and provide access to nature for his stressed community.
The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Meet Janaé and Bella, two fierce abolitionists whose upbringing and experiences shape their activism and views on Black liberation.
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