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MOVIES WITH STRONG BLACK LEADS YOU WOULD ENJOY

With the movie industry appreciating and embracing the stories of people of colour, it has encouraged a number of creators to explore black history and also create stories that document the heritage and realities of black people. Every human always wants to see people that look like them to huge things and there are a number of movies that help tell that story, here are a few;

THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND

William sneaks into the library and learns how to build a windmill to save his village from famine after getting sent out of school for not paying his fees.

93 DAYS

93 days documents the happenings around the Ebola disease outbreak which occurred in Nigeria in 2014.

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

This is a love story that is surrounded around the story of Tish and Arnoldo, a young couple that had dreams and expectations of their lives together but was interrupted when Arnoldo was arrested for a crime he did not commit.

MOONLIGHT

Moonlight follows the story of Chiron through the different stages of his journey to manhood. It focuses on him finding his identity within his community.

GET OUT

Chris and Rose head upstate for a meet-the-parents’ vacation with Rose’s parents; from reading every action as a nervous reaction to their interracial relationship, Chris ends up facing a horror story created by his girlfriend’s family.