Celebrating Black Voices
Watch these series, films, and specials featuring Black voices and storytellers.
Honoring Black Experiences
Explore these documentaries and docuseries highlighting stories of resistance, perseverance, and justice.
This documentary chronicles the controversial 1978 Philadelphia police raid on the radical back-to-nature group MOVE and the aftermath that led to a son’s decades-long fight to free his parents.
Learn about the unique history and contemporary legacy behind a New York City landmark that’s hosted some of the world’s biggest musicians over its 85 years.
King in the Wilderness follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the volatile last three years of his life, from the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 to his assassination in April 1968.
This film presents lingering questions about the death of Sandra Bland, a politically active Black woman who was found dead in her jail cell after being arrested for a traffic violation in 2015.
Meet the Lovings, an interracial couple who were arrested for Virginia's crime of mixed marriage in 1958 and subsequently banished from the state. After, they set off on a nine-year journey to return home that ended with a Supreme Court case.
See tennis icon Serena Williams at a pivotal moment in her personal and professional life in this intimate, first-person documentary.
Go inside the months leading up to Oakland, California's annual Martin Luther King Oratorical Festival, where kids from pre-K to 12th grade perform a mix of poetry and speeches.
A look back at Muhammad Ali's childhood and early boxing career as Cassius Clay, culminating in his ascension to heavyweight champion, his conversion to Islam, and his epic first fight with Joe Frazier.
The documentary explores the transcendent career of the Cheryl Miller-led USC Trojans and their impact on women’s basketball.
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This new series follows the last years of Victoria’s reign as London is beset by the “Touched”: people — mostly women — who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities, some charming, some very disturbing.
Beartown explores the role a junior ice-hockey team has in a small community, the hope, the secrets that could tear the town apart, the courage it takes to go against the group and the consequences of how we raise our children.
This unscripted series written, directed by, and starring artist John Lurie is part meditative tutorial, part fireside chat featuring Lurie at his worktable, honing his watercolor techniques and sharing what he’s learned about life.
The new HBO drama series Industry follows an ambitious group of recent college graduates vying to secure their futures at one of London’s leading international banks.
Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, and Donald Sutherland star in this psychological thriller about a woman whose seemingly perfect life is upended by a very public disaster.
In a uniquely hilarious odyssey of self-discovery and cultural observation, John Wilson covertly and obsessively films the lives of his fellow New Yorkers while attempting to give everyday advice in this docuseries executive-produced by Nathan Fielder.
The new coming-of-age story from Luca Guadagnino (Call Me by Your Name) follows two American teenagers as they encounter the highs and lows of youth while living on an American military base in Italy.
Jude Law and Naomie Harris star in the series about a mysterious island and what happens when visitors encounter its inhabitants.
Two friends struggle to survive and overcome racist terrors and monsters as they take a road trip through 1950s Jim Crow America in this adaptation of Matt Ruff’s 2016 novel from Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams.
The docuseries follows people deeply involved in the group NXIVM — which is faced with various charges, including sex trafficking and racketeering conspiracy — over the course of several years.
A carefree, self-assured Londoner (Michaela Coel) has a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy and a burgeoning writing career. But when her drink is spiked with a date-rape drug, she must question and rebuild every element of her life.
Based on characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner, this drama series follows the origins of American fiction’s most legendary criminal defense lawyer: Perry Mason, played by Emmy winner Matthew Rhys.
One room. Infinite possibilities. Find out what can happen in this anthology series from Mark and Jay Duplass, now in its fourth season.
The six-part documentary series based on the book of the same name explores the late writer Michelle McNamara's investigation into the dark world of the violent predator she dubbed "the Golden State Killer."
Mark Ruffalo stars as twin brothers struggling with family history and mental illness in this limited series adaptation directed by Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine).
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His Dark Materials
I Know This Much Is True
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My Brilliant Friend
The New Pope
The Night Of
Plot Against America
Random Acts of Flyness
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Tracey Ullman's Show
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The Young Pope
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