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Cut to Black: Celebrating Black Cinema

A celebration of Black talent in cinema, both in front of and behind the camera, the titles in this series bear witness to the incredible wealth of Black artistry, vibrantly present in an eclectic range of works. From acclaimed classics to hidden treasures, social critiques to genre pleasures, these films powerfully articulate the struggles, resilience, and joy experienced by the Black community all around the world. They speak to the lived realities and the significance of representation in the arts. Honoring the inimitable artists who have enriched our screens, this selection of distinctive achievements in film looks to the past, reflects the present, and gestures to the future of cinema.

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  • And When I Die, I Won't Stay Dead
  • Heaven Reaches Down to Earth
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Tomorrow’s Promise
  • Remembrance: A Portrait Study
  • White Afro
  • Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
  • Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts
  • Once I Loved a Woman
  • Black Mother
  • Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project
  • Below Dreams
  • Lemon
  • Berlin Alexanderplatz
  • An Oversimplification of Her Beauty
  • My White Baby
  • Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
  • Juke: Passages from the Films of Spencer Williams
  • Two Gods
  • Play It Safe
  • Dry Season
  • The Pirogue
  • Bye Bye Africa
  • Burning an Illusion
  • Speak Up
  • The Harder They Come
  • Babylon
  • Welcome II the Terrordome
  • This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection
  • Félicité
  • Claudette's Star
  • Air Conditioner
  • Fire in My Belly
  • Dear Babylon
  • Atlantics
  • Farewell Amor
  • Farewell Meu Amor
  • Kinshasa Makambo
  • Downstream to Kinshasa
  • Half of a Yellow Sun
  • B for Boy
  • Mandabi
  • Wùlu
  • IWOW: I Walk on Water
  • Within Our Gates
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • In My Room