Category Archives: Biography
Director: Antonio Campos
Writers: Craig Shilowich
Stars: Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts, Maria Dizzia, J. Smith-Cameron
The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career.
Director: Mira Nair
Writers: William Wheeler, Tim Crothers
Stars: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze
A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.
Director: David Hunt
Writers: Brian Reindl, David Hunt
Stars: Christopher Severio, Neal McDonough, Leslie Easterbrook, Michael Parks, Nick Searcy
The story of Brandon Burlsworth, possibly the greatest walk-on in the history of college football.
Director: Nate Parker
Writers: Nate Parker, Jean McGianni Celestin
Stars: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Boone Junior
Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.
Director: Vikram Gandhi
Writers: Adam Mansbach
Stars: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ellar Coltrane, Jenna Elfman
A look into the early life of U.S. President Barack "Barry" Obama
Director: Mick Jackson
Writers: David Hare, Deborah Lipstadt
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden
Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Director: Richard Tanne
Stars: Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Phillip Edward Van Lear, Taylar Fondren
The film chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States of America Barack Obama wooed his future First Lady Michelle Obama on a first date across Chicago's South Side.
Director: Jeff Nichols
Stars: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton, Dean Mumford, Terri Abney
Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, are sentenced to prison in Virginia in 1958 for getting married.
Director: Oliver Stone
Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Oliver Stone, Anatoly Kucherena, Luke Harding
Stars: Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jaymes Butler, Robert Firth
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
Director: Clint Eastwood
Writers: Todd Komarnicki, Chesley Sullenberger, Jeffrey Zaslow
Stars: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Valerie Mahaffey, Delphi Harrington, Mike O'Malley
The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.