Documentary Film

Miles Davis. Profile of middle-aged Black man wearing dark glasses, dark suit and blowing a trumpet.

[WATCH] There's a Fresh New Trailer for 'Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool'

The highly anticipated Stanley Nelson documentary about the jazz legend will screen in select theaters starting in late August.

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WATCH: The Trailer for 'Whitney' Will Make You Feel All The Things

The feature-length documentary illuminates the woman behind the amazing voice. It also includes a startling allegation of sexual abuse.

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New Short Documentary Explores Life of Philando Castile

“Happy Birthday Philando Castile” follows the friends and community of the man who was killed by a Minnesota police officer last month.

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'Olympic Pride, American Prejudice' Follows 17 Black Olympians at Infamous 1936 Games

Director Deborah Riley Draper: “My entire life I thought Jesse was there all alone and he didn’t have any companionship and he was on that boat by himself. But that wasn’t the case.”

Documentary on Black Lives Matter Movement to Air Tonight

Jesse Williams and Laurens Grant’s “Stay Woke” will explore the movement via interviews with the founders and other activists.

A New Doc Delves Into the Lives of Black America's First Celebrity Super Couple

Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee were legendary actors and activists. “Life’s Essentials With Ruby Dee,” a new documentary about their remarkable partnership by their grandson Muta’Ali Muhammad, will premiere on Centric this Sunday.