Black Cinema is an important way for us as a people to learn about our heritage and shared experiences. Here are 5 films that have personally touched me as a black woman and a human being on this planet. If you haven’t seen the movies below, I encourage you to check them out and if you have seen them, let me know in the comments below.
xoxo C. Diva
The Color Purple
Yes, I’m starting with one of the most iconic black films ever produced, created from one of my favorite texts by Alice Walker. There is a cast of strong female actors, there are themes of sexuality, blackness and feminism and it’s still one of my all time favorite films. Watch the movie, read the book.