Turn off the lights, throw a blanket over your screen, and simply give yourself to Freeman's soothing, omniscient voice. It doesn't matter what film you pick from this collection. He speaks in all of them.
A list of movies following African-American youths as they come of age in an intolerant world, including such modern classic as 'Pariah' and 'Precious'. Also check out 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete' for a relatively unknown hidden-gem!
Movies in the vein of 'Dead Poets Society': featuring teachers who believe in their kids even when they don't believe in themselves. Make sure to check out 'Akeelah and the Bee' for a fantastic indie flick about one girl finding her voice!