Binge box. Black experiences. Volume 1



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[United States] : Binge Box, [2020]
5 videodiscs (671 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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A collection of DVDs all gathered into one "binge box" for a spectacular movie night

Wide screen

Just mercy: A powerful and thought-provoking true story follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or who were not afforded proper representation, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley. One of his first and most incendiary cases is that of Walter McMillian

Just mercy: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Rob Morgan, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall

The hate u give: Starr Carter navigates the perilous waters between her poor, black neighborhood and her prestigious, mainly white private school. This all changes when she finds herself in the middle of racial activism after her best friend is shot by police officers, and she's forced to make a decision. Allow the media to skewer her friend to protect the status quo, or stand up and tell the truth in memory of Khalil?

The hate u give: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Algee Smith, Lamar Johnson

Loving: The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court

Loving: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Marton Csokas, Nick Kroll, Terri Abney

The great debaters: Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story

The great debaters: Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams

The color purple: Set in the early 1900s, tells the story of Celie, a poor black Southern woman, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband

The color purple: Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah Winfrey

DVD, wide screen

Just Mercy / directed by Destin Daniel Cretton ; written by Destin Daniel Cretton & Andrew Lanham ; produced by Gil Netter, Asher Goldstein, Michael B. Jordan (137 min. : PG-13 : 2019) -- Hate u give / produced by Robert Teitel, George Tillman, Jr., Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey ; screenplay by Audrey Wells ; directed by George Tillman, Jr. (133 min. : PG-13 : 2018) -- Loving / produced by Ged Doherty [and 5 others] ; written and directed by Jeff Nichols (123 min. : PG-13 : 2016) -- Great debaters / produced by Todd Black, Kate Forte, Joe Roth, Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey ; story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay by Robert Eisele ; directed by Denzel Washington (124 min. : PG-13 : 2007) -- Color purple / produced by Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg (154 min. : PG-13 : 1985)

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