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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Winfrey, Oprah

African American lives
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.
DVD 4057
Beloved
After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen.
DVD 3777
Color purple
An uneducated woman living in the rural American south who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive.
DVD 387
Color purple
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
DVD 12499
Emmanuel's gift
Ghana is not a good place to have a disability--parents either poison their disabled children, or leave them to die in the forest--it's called "seeing off." At best, the disabled are expected to be beggars. Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah was born with one deformed leg, which led his father to abandon his mother. Until her early death, she championed her son, enrolling him in school and taking him to various doctors searching for a cure. Her encouragement proved long lasting, as this documentary tells how Emmanuel became a successful amputee athlete. Today, he works to bring political and social change to Ghana's disabled.
DVD 6179
Great debaters
Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.
DVD 5678
Hey, Boo Harper Lee & To kill a mockingbird /
Fifty years after winning the Pulitzer Prize, To Kill a Mockingbird remains a beloved best seller and quite possibly the most influential American novel of the 20th century. Mary McDonagh Murphy's Hey, Boo explores the To Kill a Mockingbird phenomenon and unravels some of the mysteries surrounding Harper Lee, including why she never published again. It also brings to light the context and history of the novel's Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication.
DVD 8622
Hundred-Foot Journey
Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant--that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite, cannot be ignored.
DVD 11991
Lee Daniels' the butler /
Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America.
DVD 10104
Maya Angelou And Still I Rise /
"Poet, storyteller, actress, dancer, and passionate activist Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before. Hers was a prolific life in which she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. This unprecedented film celebrates Dr. Angelou by weaving her words with rare and intimate archival photographs and videos that show her impact on the world. From her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana to her inaugural speech for President Bill Clinton, the film takes us on an incredible journey through the life of a true American icon"--From container.
DVD 11946
Princess and the frog
New Orleans. Arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana cross paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician. Tiana follows suit when she decides to kiss the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams.
DVD 7315
Queen Sugar
Produced by Oprah Winfrey, award winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and Melissa Carter. After a family tragedy forces them back together, the Bordelons must navigate the triumphs and struggles of their complicated lives in order to run an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South.
DVD 12325
Scared silent incest /
"This program explains that most sexual abusers were once victims of abuse themselves. Two teenage victims of incest describe how they were sexually abused family members. Comments from a counselor give insight into the heart and soul of an abuser."--Publishers website.
DVD 9872
Selma
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.
DVD 10965
Unchained memories readings from the slave narratives /
When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than 4 million slaves were set free. By the late 1930's, 100,000 former slaves were still alive. In the midst of the Great Depression, journalists and writers traveled the country to record the memories of the last generation of African-Americans born into bondage. Over 2,000 interviews were transcribed as spoken, in the vernacular of the time, to form a unique historical record.
DVD 5499
Women of Brewster Place
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life.
DVD 4657