Category Archives: Biography
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.
Director: Jonathan Jakubowicz
Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Robert De Niro, Usher Raymond, Rubén Blades, Ana de Armas
The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.
Director: James Mangold
Writers: Susanna Kaysen, James Mangold, Lisa Loomer, Anna Hamilton Phelan
Stars: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy, Elisabeth Moss
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.
Director: Sean Ellis
Writers: Sean Ellis, Anthony Frewin
Stars: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe, Karel Hermánek Jr., Sara Arsteinova
Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.