Black Panther. If Beale Street Could Talk. Blackkklansman. Widows. Sorry to Bother You. Kin.
2018 was a GREAT year for black led, directed, and produced works, but 2019 looks like it’s going to be an even BIGGER year. Here are some of the movies that I’m most looking forward to in 2019.
- High Flying Bird – Netflix
A sports agent pitches a rookie basketball client on an intriguing and controversial business opportunity during a lockout.
A woman is transformed into her younger self at a point in her life when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear.
A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.
A mother and father take their kids to their beach house, expecting to enjoy time with friends, but their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some visitors arrive uninvited.
The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
CGI re-imagining of the 1994 Disney classic.
A widowed single mom discovers that her son has super powers and tries to figure out how to raise him safely and responsibly.
Based on a true story that gripped the country, the limited series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
After a man’s family dies in what appears to be a murder, he gets a phone call from one of the dead, his niece. He’s not sure if she’s a ghost or if he’s going mad, but as it turns out, he’s not.
- American Son – Netflix
American Son follows the story of an estranged couple – black mom and white dad – who reunite in a Florida police station to seek answers about their missing teenage son.
- Black Earth Rising – Netflix
Kate Ashby was rescued as a child from the Rwandan genocide by her renowned international lawyer adopted mother Eve. Living in London and working for barrister Michael Ennis, Kate’s mother takes on a case involving an African militia leader which will upend both their lives forever.
- Siempra Bruja – Netflix
Time-traveling witch from the 17th century escapes death and finds herself in modern day Cartagena.
- Weird City – Youtube
A look at the life and people living in a futuristic town called Weird.
A couple’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.
A washed-up musician teams up with a teacher and a kids show personality to protect young children from a sudden outbreak of zombies.
Charlie, a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor is given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a manny to his famous best friend’s problem-child daughter.
A young African-American travels across the U.S. in the 1950s in search of his missing father.