Black Directors

This is NOT a comprehensive list.

I have included narrative features, documentaries, and shorts.

Please let me know if there is anything that can be added!


Movies to be watched in addition to signing petitions, donating what you can, attending protests, sending emails, supporting black-owned businesses, etc. Here are some links to help.


Send an email:
defund12.org

Donate: 
Act Blue -
secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd

Campaign Zero -
www.paypal.com/donate/?token=pI1kVodBfBCriX6rc-BnhvZm8wlWuJi4HhKMaQRUfT7R3qbIveOW2Larg5dOxIAeBDGkFW&country.x=US&locale.x=US

Black Visions -
secure.everyaction.com/4omQDAR0oUiUagTu0EG-Ig2


Sign petitions:

blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#petitions

  • The Railroad Porter
  • The Homesteader
  • Within Our Gates
  • The Symbol of the Unconquered
  • Body and Soul
  • Fieldwork Footage
  • Ethnographic Films
  • Hellbound Train
  • Hot Biskits
  • The Darktown Revue
  • The Exile
  • Veiled Aristocrats
  • The Girl from Chicago
  • Ten Minutes to Live
  • Verdict: Not Guilty
  • Murder In Harlem
  • Temptation
  • Heaven-Bound Travelers
  • Underworld
  • God's Step Children
  • Swing!
  • Birthright
  • Lying Lips
  • The Notorious Elinor Lee
  • Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940
  • The Blood of Jesus
  • Marching On!
  • Go Down, Death!
  • Of One Blood
  • Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.
  • The Girl in Room 20
  • Beale Street Mama
  • Juke Joint
  • Afrique sur Seine
  • Sunlight
  • Three Pick-Up Men for Herrick
  • Emergency Ward
  • The Wagoner
  • Niaye
  • The First World Festival of Negro Arts
  • Black Girl
  • Soleil Ô
  • Monangambeee
  • Still A Brother: Inside the Negro Middle Class
  • The Story of a Three-Day Pass
  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
  • Mandabi
  • City of Contrasts
  • The Woman with the Knife
  • Cabascabo
  • The Learning Tree
  • Several Friends
  • Badou Boy
  • Watermelon Man
  • Tauw
  • Stop!
  • Voice of La Raza
  • Hour Glass
  • The Polygamous Wazzou
  • Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
  • Shaft
  • Emitaï
  • Together for Days
  • Buck and the Preacher
  • Shaft's Big Score!
  • Super Fly
  • Blacula
  • Nationtime
  • Trouble Man
  • Don't Play Us Cheap
  • Saitane
  • Ganja & Hess
  • Sambizanga
  • A Warm December
  • Touki Bouki
  • The Spook Who Sat by the Door
  • Child of Resistance
  • The Horse
  • Ali - The Fighter
  • The Black Wogs, Your Neighbors
  • The Super Cops
  • Thomasine & Bushrod
  • And the Dogs Were Silent
  • The Sty of the Blind Pig
  • Three the Hard Way
  • Uptown Saturday Night
  • Honeybaby, Honeybaby
  • Four Women
  • The Young Girl
  • Letter from My Village
  • The Child of Another
  • Cooley High
  • Harvest: 3,000 Years
  • Xala
  • Let's Do It Again
  • Aaron Loves Angela
  • Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde
  • Leadbelly
  • Car Wash
  • The Diary of an African Nun