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Petey Greene was an ex-convict whose hit radio show made him a vital figure in Washington DC's black community during the turbulent 1960s. Don Cheadle, who stars as Greene, has the tough task of playing a man who was funny, outrageous, ground-breaking and could make listeners in their thousands ready to rise up in anger or step back from the brink of rioting. Fortunately, Cheadle is absolutely terrific, and makes this fascinating bit of American history come alive.
Fascinating documentary about the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" boxing match in Zaire, which also sheds light on Muhammad Ali's enduring appeal.
11+ years 83 mins
In the US south in the 60s, just after the passing of the Civil Rights Act, a black police officer is arrested for a prominent white citizen's murder.
11+ years 102 mins
An adaptation of an award-winning play, this moving film follows the fortunes of a struggling African-American family in 1960s Chicago.
11+ years 122 mins
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