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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Davis, Ossie

Baadasssss!
A candid portrait of Melvin Van Peeble's struggles as a young, black director during the society-shifting 70's. Determined to make a film that matters, Melvin deals with two-faced backers, a rag-tag crew, threatening creditors, and various shades of Hollywood hypocrisy. With everything on the line, his only choice is to stick to his guns and do whatever it takes to get his neo-blaxploitation epic to the audience for which it was envisioned.
DVD 3148
Bubba Ho-tep
Mud Creek, Texas is about to get all shook up. When mysterious deaths plague the Shady Rest retirement home, it's up to "Elvis", its most sequined senior citizen and a black curmudgeon-in-chief, "JFK", to defeat a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy with a penchant for sucking the souls from the barely living.
DVD 4357
Cotton comes to Harlem
St. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy.
DVD 3056
Do the right thing
Traces the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever.
DVD 174
Do the right thing a Spike Lee joint /
During the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, racial tensions are quickly inflamed and violence ensues.
DVD 12555
Films of Joel Schumacher
Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Joel Schumacher talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work.
DVD 1088
Films of Spike Lee
Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Spike Lee talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work. "I have been blessed with the opportunity to express the views of black people who otherwise don't have access to power and the media. I have to take advantage of that while I am still bankable." Includes filmography and weblink.
DVD 1090
Full frame documentary film festival 2 complete documentary shorts /
Why can't we be a family again? chronicles the plight of two brothers in foster care, as they attempt to reunite with a mother who abandoned them for drugs over a decade ago. We got us, captures four elderly, Jewish women during their weekly game of Mah Jong, as they reminisce about their childhood, marriages, illness, and bereavement.
DVD 7125
Get on the bus
Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. They board the bus as strangers but emerge three days and thousands of miles later as brothers.
DVD 1282
Jungle fever
A black architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors.
DVD 1286
King
A powerful portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and events of the Civil Rights Movement leading up to his assassination.
DVD 3500
Miss Evers' boys
In 1932, Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with doctors on the "Tuskegee Experiment" to study the effects of syphilis. She is faced with a terrible dilemma when she learns the patients are denied treatment that could cure them.
DVD 4685
Night gallery.
Twenty terrifying stories plus the original Pilot movie.
DVD 5592
Paul Robeson here I stand /
Presents the life and achievements of Paul Robeson, an athlete, singer, scholar and champion of the rights of the poor, disenfranchised and people of color.
DVD 624
School daze
A music-filled, off-beat contemporary comedy that takes an unforgettable look at black college life.
DVD 1247
Struggle and success the African American experience in Japan /
African Americans discuss conflicting views of race relations in Japan based on their personal experiences.
DVD 10983
Thomas Jefferson
Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.
DVD 8133
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
Walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers.
Part I chronicles African-Americans' search for racial equality from the 1800s through the 1930s, when the foundations of the civil rights movement were laid. Part II examines the roots and recent past of the civil rights struggle. Includes archival film and still photographs.
DVD 12375