Black History Month

American Masters — Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 9:00pm

American Masters takes a hard look at the mythology that surrounds the legend.

Marian Anderson: Once in a Hundred Years

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 1:00pm

This film traces the arc of opera singer Marian Anderson’s life and her struggles against racism and poverty.

POV: Minding the Gap

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 9:00pm

This POV film gives us an intimate look into friendships initiated via a passion for skateboarding and cemented by shared experience. 

Live From Lincoln Center: Pipeline

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:00pm

Meet an inner-city teacher desperate to save her son in Dominique Morisseau’s riveting new play.

Independent Lens: Black Memorabilia

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:00pm

Meet the people who reproduce, consume and seek to reclaim black memorabilia.

Charley Pride: American Masters

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 9:00pm

Explore the complicated history of the American South and its music through the life of country star Charley Pride.

American Masters – Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:00pm

Explore the entertainer’s vast talent and journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America.

Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 9:00pm

Learn more about the extraordinary life of a man who, in his heart, was a poet and “mystic.” Yet through his religious expression, Howard Thurman helped ignite sweeping social change.

Redeeming Uncle Tom: The Josiah Henson Story

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 9:00pm

This film tells the story of Josiah Henson, the real-life inspiration for Uncle Tom in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s classic 1852 novel.

With Infinite Hope: MLK & The Civil Rights Movement

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 9:00pm

This documentary takes a look back at the life, leadership, and legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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