Acclaimed television chronicle of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling on civil rights in the Brown vs. Board of Education case.
Buck And The Preacher movie trailer - starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Cameron Mitchell, Harry Belafonte. Directed by Sidney Poitier. Genre: Western
A computer expert with a past is blackmailed by government agents into stealing a device that can break any code.
A redneck Mississippi sheriff reluctantly teams up with a northern black detective to tackle a baffling murder case. Multi-Oscar winner, including Best Picture!
To Sir, With Love movie trailer - starring Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall, Adrienne Posta, Lu Lu, Christian Roberts. Directed by James Clavell. Genre: Drama
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Wonderfully archived, and told with a remarkable sense of intimacy, visual style, and musical panache, Susanne Rostock's inspiring biographical documentary, SING YOUR SONG, surveys the life and times of singer, actor, and activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer - inspired by Paul Robeson - and his experiences touring a segregated country, to his provocative crossover into Hollywood, Belafonte's groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rights movement and impacted many other social-justice movements. Rostock reveals Belafonte as a tenacious hands-on activist who worked intimately with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., mobilized celebrities for social justice, participated in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, and took action to counter gang violence, imprisonment, and the incarceration of youth.
An American former GI teaches English to a group of French nuns while helping them build a church. Poitier's Oscar winner!
Pressure Point movie trailer - starring Michael Madsen, Jeff Wincott, Michele Scarabelli. Directed by Eric Weston. Genre: Mystery-Suspense
A Raisin In The Sun movie trailer - starring Sanaa Lathan, Phylicia Rashad, Sean Patrick Thomas, Sean Combs, Audra McDonald, Justin Martin. Directed by Kenny Leon. Genre: Drama
On court action combined with off court drama make this an exciting look at big time college hoops. Story focuses on the recruitment of 'blue chip' prospects that can make or break a season and a coach's career. Look for cameo by Bobby Knight.
Two small time hustlers loose a winning lottery ticket in a robbery. They scour the city and battle thugs to retrieve it.
Bruce Willis, Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier star in this suspense thriller about a ruthless assassin who has been hired to eliminate a high-ranking official in the U.S. government.
In the small Southern community of Twin Pines, GA lives Noah Dearborn (Sidney Poitier), a master craftsman and farmer who cherishes his solitude almost as much as the local townspeople cherish him, especially restaurant owner Sarah McClellan (Dianne Wiest). But when greedy real estate developers set their sights on Noah's land and he rejects their six-figure offer, this taciturn man is forced to summon all his strength in order to defend not only his property and way of life but also his sanity. From start to finish, this inspiring story of one man's struggle to preserve an uncomplicated existence in today's all-too-complicated world is a feast for the senses and a banquet for the soul.
Academy Award winners Sidney Poitier and Dianne Wiest star with Mary-Louise Parker in this enchanting tale about a quiet hero who becomes the talk of the town.
In the small Southern community of Twin Pines, GA, lives Noah Dearborn (Poitier), a master craftsman and farmer who cherishes his solitude almost as much as the local townspeople cherish him- especially restaurant owner Sarah McClellan (Wiest). But when greedy real estate developers set their sights on Noah's land and he rejects their six-figure offer, this taciturn man is forced to summon all his strength in order to defend not only his property and way of life...but his sanity. From start to finish, this inspiring story of one man's struggle to preserve an uncomplicated existence in today's all-too-complicated world is a feast for the senses and abanquet for the soul.
Bruce Willis, Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier star in this international suspense thriller directed by Michael Caton-Jones. A ruthless assassin (Willis) has been hired to eliminate someone at the very top of the U.S. government. Constantly changing his identity and location, he is known only as the Jackal. Everything about this hit man, including his sinister timetable, is a secret. Aware of the Jackal's presence but uncertain of his purpose, the FBI's Deputy Director (Poitier) faces the biggest challenge of his career. In order to track down this coldblooded killer, he and a by-the-book Russian intelligence officer (Diane Venora) enlist the aid of an imprisoned Irish terrorist (Gere). These unlikely allies enter a global race against the clock to stop the mysterious mercenary before he can complete his deadly assignment.
Interviews and archival footage profile Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, which staged the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee.
In what Ken Burns calls “A wonderful, sorrowful compelling film,” the life of Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement is thoroughly explored. From his early experience in boarding schools, through his military service in Japan, to his transformative experience in Stillwater State Prison, all the way to through confrontational actions in Washington DC, Custer South Dakota and Wounded Knee, Dennis Banks was a man on a who started a revolution and inspired a nation. He changed the lives of American Indians forever. A FilmBuff Presentation.
Coach Taylor feels threatened as East Dillon faces severe budget cuts, and Tami flies to Pennsylvania for the opportunity of a lifetime.
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