Since the beginning of film, black cinema has had a long and interesting past. Over the years, black directors have made some of the most important and groundbreaking movies ever, with stories that have touched people all over the world.
Here are 10 of the best movies ever made by black people:
Malcolm X, which came out in 1992, is a powerful and moving biopic about the famous civil rights leader. It looks at the complexities of his life and impact. Denzel Washington’s performance as Malcolm X is a tour de force, and Spike Lee’s direction is full of emotion and insight.
Selma is a 2014 historical movie that tells the story of “the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery that” helped African Americans get the right to vote. Ava DuVernay’s direction is elegant and strong, and “David Oyelowo’s performance as Martin Luther King Jr. is very moving.
Do the” Right Thing (1989) is a Spike Lee movie that makes fun of race relations in America in a sharp and funny way. The movie has a great cast, including Danny Glover, Ossie Davis, and Spike Lee himself. The characters and lines are easy to remember and quote.
“Moonlight (2016) was the first movie with an all-black cast to win the Oscar for Best Picture. It” was a coming-of-age story. The movie is a beautiful story about a young black man figuring out who he is.
Get Out (2017) is a scary movie that makes fun of racism and white privilege in a very sharp way. Jordan Peele does a good job as director, and Daniel Kaluuya gives a standout performance in the movie.
In the 2013 historical drama “12 Years a Slave, a free black man named Solomon Northup” is stolen and sold into slavery. The movie shows how terrible slavery was in a shocking and powerful way.
BlacKkKlansman (2018) is a comedy-drama “based on the true story of a black” police officer who joins the Ku Klux Klan. It was directed by Spike Lee. The movie is a sharp satire of racism and white dominance that comes out at the right time.
The Color Purple is a 1985 movie based on Alice Walker’s book about a black woman named Celie who is abused by her husband and father. The movie is a powerful, moving story about hope and staying strong.
Crooklyn, which came out in 1994, is a thriller about a young black girl growing up in 1970s Brooklyn. The movie takes you back to a better time and makes you feel good about it.
Soul Food, which came out in 1997, is a family tale about a close group of black friends and family. The movie is funny and sweet, and it shows how important family and society are.
These are just some of the many great black movies that have been made over the years. Each of these movies tells a different and important story, and they should all be watched.
In the end:
Black cinema is an important part of American society and has helped us understand the world better. These 10 movies are just a small sample of the many great black movies that have been made, and they are all worth watching.