Pick a random title Pioneers of African-American Cinema / Collection 1

1946 3.0/5 TV-14 SuperHD

This newly preserved collection features more than 20 films made by groundbreaking African American directors for black audiences from 1915 to 1946.

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Pioneers of African-American Cinema 1946 3.0/5 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Netflix Page This newly preserved collection features more than 20 films made by groundbreaking African American directors for black audiences from 1915 to 1946. dir. Oscar Micheaux, Spencer Williams Feb 01, 2017

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1. Hell-Bound Train 1930 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page In this parable, sinners of all kinds board a hell-bound train conducted by Satan, while others choose not to board or leave and repent. 50 minutes Feb 01, 2017
2. Hot Biskits / The Blood of Jesus 1931 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A con man uses magnets to help his pal win a golf game. A godless man who accidentally shot his wife fervently prays while she dreams of redemption. dir. Spencer Williams 66 minutes Feb 01, 2017
3. Verdict Not Guilty / Heaven-Bound Travelers 1934 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page At the gates of Heaven, Truth defends an unmarried woman who died in childbirth. People fight despair and Satan's temptations on the way to heaven. 23 minutes Feb 01, 2017
4. The Symbol of the Unconquered: A Story of the KKK 1920 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A light-skinned black woman falls for a kind black man who thinks she's white. Both become targets of a self-loathing biracial man passing as white. dir. Oscar Micheaux 59 minutes Feb 01, 2017
5. Two Knights of Vaudeville / Mercy the Mummy Mumbled 1915 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Two men thrown out of a big vaudeville show put on their own show back home. To win his sweetheart, a man "helps" her scientist dad reanimate a mummy. 24 minutes Feb 01, 2017
6. Birthright 1938 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A Harvard-educated black man goes back to his Southern hometown to start a school, but racism and love for a local girl throw obstacles in his path. dir. Oscar Micheaux 73 minutes Feb 01, 2017
7. Veiled Aristocrats 1932 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page When a young black man who passed for white in college returns to his hometown, he finds his light-skinned sister has fallen for a darker-skinned man. dir. Oscar Micheaux 44 minutes Feb 01, 2017
8. Within Our Gates 1920 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A woman victimized by a cousin who secretly loved her fiancé tries to save a school for black children, but her past and society work against her. dir. Oscar Micheaux 73 minutes Feb 01, 2017
9. The Girl from Chicago 1932 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page After a federal agent falls for a Mississippi teacher and saves her from a crime kingpin, the pair escapes to Harlem, where safety still eludes them. Starr Calloway, Carl Mahon, Grace Smith, John Everett dir. Oscar Micheaux 70 minutes Feb 01, 2017
10. Ten Nights in a Bar Room 1926 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page After a mill owner loses everything to an incorrigible vice lord, he becomes a drunkard -- until fate intervenes. 64 minutes Feb 01, 2017
11. The Darktown Revue 1931 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Donald Heywood's Choir performs several songs. Tim Moore and other comedians appear in sketches between songs. dir. Oscar Micheaux 18 minutes Feb 01, 2017
12. The Flying Ace 1926 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A former World War I flying ace becomes a railroad detective to go after a romantic rival and fellow aviator who pulls off a large payroll robbery. 65 minutes Feb 01, 2017
13. Eleven P.M. 1928 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A writer who believes man's psyche can take refuge in lower animal forms falls asleep while working on a story and has a bizarre dream. 66 minutes Feb 01, 2017
14. Dirty Gertie from Harlem USA 1946 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A famous and very flirtatious Harlem stripper visits a tropical island, where her past and her conscience catch up with her. dir. Spencer Williams 60 minutes Feb 01, 2017
15. A Reckless Rover 1918 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A policeman tries to arrest a sleeping man in a boardinghouse, but he escapes, runs through the neighborhood, then hides in a Chinese laundry. 14 minutes Feb 01, 2017
16. Body and Soul 1925 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page An escaped criminal hides in a small town, posing as a pastor to steal from his congregation, work as a bootlegger and conceal his own depravity. dir. Oscar Micheaux 93 minutes Feb 01, 2017
17. The Scar of Shame 1929 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A young composer marries a poor girl to save her from her stepfather's advances, but society's failure to help women like her continues to haunt them. 86 minutes Feb 01, 2017
18. The Bronze Buckaroo 1939 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page When cowboy Bob Blake learns that his friend Joe needs help, he rides to Joe's ranch but discovers he's been missing for weeks. 58 minutes Feb 01, 2017
19. The Exile 1931 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page A black man leaves Chicago and becomes a successful farmer, but after falling for a white woman, he returns and gets entangled with an old flame. dir. Oscar Micheaux 78 minutes Feb 01, 2017
20. Ten Minutes to Live 1932 TV-14 SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page At a Harlem nightclub, a woman receives a note saying she has only 10 minutes to live. The reason is connected to a murder from years before. dir. Oscar Micheaux 58 minutes Feb 01, 2017