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Cut to Black: Celebrating Black Cinema

A celebration of Black talent in cinema, both in front of and behind the camera, the titles in this series bear witness to the incredible wealth of Black artistry, vibrantly present in an eclectic range of works. From acclaimed classics to hidden treasures, social critiques to genre pleasures, these films powerfully articulate the struggles, resilience, and joy experienced by the Black community all around the world. They speak to the lived realities and the significance of representation in the arts. Honoring the inimitable artists who have enriched our screens, this selection of distinctive achievements in film looks to the past, reflects the present, and gestures to the future of cinema.

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  • Belly
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • Within Our Gates
  • Heaven Reaches Down to Earth
  • To Sleep with Anger
  • An Oversimplification of Her Beauty
  • Atlantics
  • The African Desperate
  • Neptune Frost
  • Clemency
  • We
  • And When I Die, I Won't Stay Dead
  • The Harder They Come
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Lingui: The Sacred Bonds
  • Tomorrow’s Promise
  • Remembrance: A Portrait Study
  • Welcome II the Terrordome
  • Malcolm X
  • The Sleeping Negro
  • White Afro
  • Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
  • Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts
  • Once I Loved a Woman
  • Black Mother
  • Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project
  • Hale County This Morning, This Evening
  • Below Dreams
  • Lemon
  • Berlin Alexanderplatz
  • My White Baby
  • Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
  • Juke: Passages from the Films of Spencer Williams
  • Two Gods
  • Play It Safe
  • Dry Season
  • The Pirogue
  • Bye Bye Africa
  • Burning an Illusion
  • Speak Up
  • Babylon
  • This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection
  • Félicité
  • Claudette's Star
  • Air Conditioner
  • Fire in My Belly
  • Dear Babylon
  • Farewell Amor
  • Farewell Meu Amor
  • Kinshasa Makambo
  • Downstream to Kinshasa
  • Half of a Yellow Sun
  • B for Boy
  • Mandabi
  • Wùlu
  • IWOW: I Walk on Water
  • In My Room
  • You Will Die at Twenty
  • Surviving You, Always
  • A Human Certainty
  • Soliloquy
  • She Mad: Bitch Zone
  • Desvirtude
  • Baronesa
  • The Woman with the Knife
  • Goldie
  • The Child of Another
  • Whose Streets?
  • I Am Not a Witch
  • Hissein Habré, A Chadian Tragedy
  • Oh, Sun
  • The Hidden Tiger
  • Danton's Death
  • Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child
  • Grigris
  • A Screaming Man
  • Abouna
  • Public Toilet Africa
  • A Letter from Yene
  • RER B
  • On Call
  • August Winds
  • Jonas and the Backyard Circus
  • La playa DC
  • House Comes with a Bird
  • Towards Tenderness
  • The Paperboy
  • In the Name of Christ
  • Meeting the Man: James Baldwin in Paris