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To Sir, With Love
Teaching Teens Has Never Been Easy
To make ends meet, Mark Thackeray takes a job as a teacher in a rough London East End school populated mostly with troublemakers.
To Sir, With Love
To Sir, With Love
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HawthoRNe
As a single mother and the Chief Nursing Officer at Richmond Trinity Hospital, Christina Hawthorne makes care-taking her life's work.
HawthoRNe
HawthoRNe
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Are We There Yet?
24 Hours. 350 Miles.
Attempting to win the favor of the newly divorced Suzanne, Nick offers to accompany her children, Lindsey and Kevin, on a flight from Portland, Ore., to Canada to see their mother.
Are We There Yet?
Are We There Yet?
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Precious
The Longest Journey Begins With A Single Step
Precious is pregnant with her second child and invited to enroll in an alternative school in hope that her life can head in a new direction.
Precious
Precious
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Underground
Underground tells the story of American heroes and their harrowing journey to freedom, with legendary Harriet Tubman blazing the trail.
Underground
Underground
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Boyz N the Hood
Once Upon A Time In South Central L.A.
The lives of three young males living in Crenshaw, LA, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.
Boyz N the Hood
Boyz N the Hood
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Baby Boy
One Man's Fight To Change The Game
The story of Jody, a misguided, 20-year-old African-American who is really just a baby boy finally forced-kicking and screaming to face the commitments of real life.
Baby Boy
Baby Boy
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The Boondocks
Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.
The Boondocks
The Boondocks
Stellar Stand Ups
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Stellar Stand Ups
14+
Stellar Stand Ups features some of the funniest Canadian stand up comics working today.
Comedy
For Life
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For Life
2 Seasons
14+
A prisoner becomes a lawyer and fights to overturn his life sentence for a crime he didn't commit.
Drama
Change & Action: Racism In Canada
Change & Action: Racism In Canada
PG
Change & Action: Racism in Canada is committed to amplifying voices and sharing ways to take action against Anti-Black racism.
Documentary
All Rise
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All Rise
1 Season
PG
Follows the chaotic, hopeful and sometimes absurd lives of courthouse judges, prosecutors and public defenders, as they work with...
Drama
Bob Hearts Abishola
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Bob Hearts Abishola
1 Season
PG
A middle-aged compression sock businessman from Detroit unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant.
Comedy
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
1 Season
14+
The Daily Show is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning program that looks at the day's top headlines through a sharp, reality-based lens.
Talk Show
Peeples
Peeples
Peeples
2013
PG
Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage.
Rom-Com
Creed
Creed
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Creed
2015
14+
Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) never knew his famous father, boxing champion Apollo Creed, who died before Adonis was born. However...
Drama
Daddy Day Care
Daddy Day Care
Daddy Day Care
2003
PG
While his wife, Kim (Regina King), brings home the bacon, unemployed Charlie (Eddie Murphy) spends his days caring for the couple's young...
Comedy
Lockdown (2003)
Lockdown (2003)
Lockdown (2003)
2003
18+
Avery (Richard T. Jones) has finally gotten his life back on track. A competitive swimmer, he had to drop out of college to support his...
Action
Baby Boy
Baby Boy
Baby Boy
2001
18+
The story of Jody (Tyrese Gibson), a misguided, 20-year-old African-American who is really just a baby boy finally forced-kicking and...
Drama
School Daze
School Daze
School Daze
1988
18+
At historically black Mission College, the activist-minded Dap (Larry Fishburne) immerses himself in a world of political rhetoric and...
Comedy
Why Did I Get Married?
Why Did I Get Married?
Why Did I Get Married?
14+
Eight married friends take their annual reunion vacation in the Colorado mountains. Revelations of infidelity involving one pair shatter...
Drama
Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys
Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys
Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys
2008
14+
Despite their differences in social class, Charlotte (Kathy Bates) and Alice (Alfre Woodard) are good friends for many years. Then...
Comedy
Madea's Witness Protection
Madea's Witness Protection
Madea's Witness Protection
2012
14+
A Wall Street investment banker is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.
CrimeComedyDrama
Standing in the Shadows of Motown
Standing in the Shadows of Motown
Standing in the Shadows of Motown
2002
PG
Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists.
Documentary
Black Dynamite
Black Dynamite
Black Dynamite
2009
14+
After "The Man" kills his brother and poisons the neighbourhood with tainted liquor, a kung fu fighter (Michael Jai White) wages a war...
Comedy
To Sleep With Anger
To Sleep With Anger
To Sleep With Anger
1990
PG
Vagabond Harry (Danny Glover) pays an unexpected visit to his old chum Gideon (Paul Butler), who accepts the aimless man into his home...
Drama
Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls
Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls
Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls
2007
14+
Monty (Idris Elba), a mechanic, struggles to make ends meet and raise his three young daughters alone. When his drug-dealing ex-wife wins...
Drama
Jumping the Broom
Jumping the Broom
Jumping the Broom
2011
PG
Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.
Rom-Com
First Sunday
First Sunday
First Sunday
2008
14+
Petty thieves Durell (Ice Cube) and LeeJohn (Tracy Morgan) face a big problem: The two must come up with $17,000 in one week, or Durell...
Comedy
Boyz N the Hood
Boyz N the Hood
Boyz N the Hood
14+
The lives of three young males living in Crenshaw, LA, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.
Drama
Kevin Hart - Seriously Funny
Kevin Hart - Seriously Funny
Kevin Hart - Seriously Funny
14+
Seriously Funny features Kevin Hart performing in front of a sold out crowd at the Allen Theater where he delivers his hilarious and...
Comedy
Not Easily Broken
Not Easily Broken
Not Easily Broken
2009
14+
Dave Johnson (Morris Chestnut) and his wife, Clarice (Taraji P. Henson), appear to have it all, but she has ignored his needs while she...
Drama
Think Like a Man
Think Like a Man
Think Like a Man
2012
PG
Let the mind games begin.
ComedyRomance
Think Like a Man Too
Think Like a Man Too
Think Like a Man Too
2014
14+
All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans go awry when they get into situations that threaten to derail the big event.
ComedyRomance

Powerful Dramas

Pride
Pride
Pride
2007
PG
In 1970s Philadelphia, Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard), who is driven by a love of competitive swimming, fixes up an abandoned pool building...
Drama
Baadasssss!
Baadasssss!
Baadasssss!
2003
18+
Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss...
Drama
Brother John
Brother John
Brother John
14+
Visiting his Alabama hometown for his sister's funeral, an enigmatic black man, John Kane (Sidney Poitier), is appalled by the...
Classics
Slam
Slam
Slam
1998
18+
Ray Joshua (Saul Williams), a talented black poet from the Washington, D.C., projects, is arrested on petty drug charges and thrown into...
Drama
Get on the Bus
Get on the Bus
Get on the Bus
1996
18+
A disparate group of African-American men climb on a bus bound for the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. -- among them, Evan Sr...
Drama
A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
PG
This lauded drama follows the Youngers, an African-American family living together in an apartment in Chicago. Following the death of...
Classics
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
2008
PG
Lena Younger (Phylicia Rashad) receives a settlement from her husband's life insurance policy and then must decide what to do with the...
Drama
Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys
Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys
Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys
2008
14+
Despite their differences in social class, Charlotte (Kathy Bates) and Alice (Alfre Woodard) are good friends for many years. Then...
Comedy
The Gospel (2005)
The Gospel (2005)
The Gospel (2005)
2005
PG
While he was once on the way to becoming a minister, David Taylor (Boris Kodjoe) instead chose to become a popular music star, and the...
Drama
Not Easily Broken
Not Easily Broken
Not Easily Broken
2009
14+
Dave Johnson (Morris Chestnut) and his wife, Clarice (Taraji P. Henson), appear to have it all, but she has ignored his needs while she...
Drama
Higher Learning
Higher Learning
Higher Learning
1995
18+
In John Singleton's portrait of college life, people from all different walks of life encounter racial tension, rape and responsibility.
Drama
To Sir, With Love
To Sir, With Love
To Sir, With Love
1967
PG
American Mark Thackeray (Sidney Poitier) recently received his degree in engineering, but cannot find work. To make ends meet, he takes a...
Classics
Ali
Ali
Ali
2001
14+
With wit and athletic genius, with defiant rage and inner grace, Muhammad Ali forever changed the American landscape. Fighting all comers...
Biography
Brian's Song (1971)
Brian's Song (1971)
Brian's Song (1971)
1971
PG
Brian Piccolo (James Caan) and Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) are teammates on the mid-1960s Chicago Bears. At a time when professional...
Drama
Brian's Song (2001)
Brian's Song (2001)
Brian's Song (2001)
2001
PG
Although they both play for the Chicago Bears, Brian Piccolo (Sean Maher) is white, a joker and mostly rides the bench while Gale Sayers...
Drama
Radio
Radio
Radio
2003
PG
In a racially divided town, coach Jones (Ed Harris) spots a mentally disabled African-American student named Radio (Cuba Gooding Jr.)...
Drama
To Sir, With Love II
To Sir, With Love II
To Sir, With Love II
1996
PG
A widowed London teacher (Sidney Poitier) retires to Chicago, where he teaches a class of toughs and hopes to locate a past love.
Drama
Precious: Based On The Novel By Sapphire
Precious: Based On The Novel By Sapphire
Precious: Based On The Novel By Sapphire
2009
14+
Precious is pregnant with her second child and invited to enroll in an alternative school in hope that her life can head in a new direction.
Drama
School Daze
School Daze
School Daze
1988
18+
At historically black Mission College, the activist-minded Dap (Larry Fishburne) immerses himself in a world of political rhetoric and...
Comedy
G (2002)
G (2002)
G (2002)
2002
18+
Summer G (Richard T. Jones), an aspiring rapper, finds himself enamored with a young woman named Sky Hightower (Chenoa Maxwell), an...
Drama