Gain a gut-wrenching insight into America's troubled past with these dramas exploring the American slave trade. Also check out 'Black Venus', the biopic of 'Hottentot Venus' Sarah Baartman, for a related narrative set in France.
Historical films depicting the American Colonial Era up until the Civil War - Watch the pioneers pioneer, the fathers found, and the patriots...patriot? Make sure to check out Steven Spielberg's 'Amistad' for a hard-hitting look at the slave-trade!
This list of highly emotional modern (21st century) tearjerkers is officially sponsored by Kleenex; because if these don't get the waterworks flowing, you are either a robot or are afflicted with a serious ailment of the tear-ducts.
Although we're only halfway through the 2010s, we've already seen some fantastic pictures, including 'Birdman', '12 Years a Slave', 'Argo', and 'The Aritst'. Check out the best with this comprehensive collection of the Oscar best picture nominees from 2010- present.
This collection of movies have been dubbed part of the 'White Savior' phenomenon, depicting caucasian protagonists in their efforts to educate, protect, and elevate people of color. Whether you think the critics are correct or not, their point is worth considering.
Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 18th century.