Every February, Black History Month celebrates the accomplishments of African-Americans throughout American historical. This event celebrates the achievements to game-changing figures like Malcolm X, Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Additionally, it serves as an important topic of conversation in schools and at home. If you’re seeking educational entertainment options to celebrate Black History Month, check out the top selections below!
1. Black Panther
Black Panther is a film which tells the story of Wakanda. It stars Chadwick Boseman, who plays T’Challa. Letitia Wright who is playing the princess Shuri. The film is an ingenuous and bold vision that will mark a major moment in the world of black pop culture.
The Marvel Comics is at the time that The Black Panther was first created. Since then, he has become an emblem of African American empowerment. Black History Month this year gives us the chance to consider the character’s legacy and explore its enduring attraction.
2. You hate U Do
The Hate U Give is a critically acclaimed young adult thriller by Angie Thomas. Starr Carter is a story of an innocent Black girl who witnesses a White agent kill her best friend Khalil. The Hate U Give is an emotionally charged story about violence and identity.
Starr is a fictionalized character who lives in Garden Heights, a predominantly african community. Yet, she goes to an elite private institution in the more affluent part of town. Starr tries to balance between the various worlds in which she lives. She constantly switches between the two.
3. The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman, based on the life of Phineas Taylor Barnum, is a spectacularly beautiful movie that’s sure to keep both the kids and the adults entertained. The film features an amazing casting, incredible music and a captivating narrative.
The film stars Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams as well as Zac Efron, The Greatest Showman tells the tale of Barnum’s journey from rags to riches. It also explores subjects like prejudice and how to conquer hardship.
4. Hidden Figures
A civil-rights battle and Space Race thriller converge in Hidden Figures, a feel-good film that focuses on early African American women who helped NASA to defeat the Soviets. It also shines as a spirited drama that will make kids cheer for Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson.
It was directed by Theodore Melfi and adapts Margot Lee Shetterly’s novel. The cast is outstanding. It also includes the original score composed by Hans Zimmer, Benjamin Wallfisch Benjamin Wallfisch, and Pharrell Williams.
5. Black-Owned Business
Black-owned companies play an essential contribution to boosting economic growth. They face many challenges not seen in white-owned businesses.
Black owned firms struggle to obtain loans or capital as compared to white-owned companies. In addition, they saw the most jobs lost as a result of the coronavirus outbreak more than any other race.
6. The Greatest Story To Be Narrated
Max von Sydow, Charlton Heston and Charlton Heston star in The Greatest Story Ever Told, which is a complete account of Jesus the life of Jesus through his birth until his resurrection. The film is an epic CinemaScope epicthat will look stunning on the massive screen.
There are numerous famous cameos throughout the film, for example, Sidney Poitier and Angela Lansbury. The movie isn’t without any flaws, but it’s extremely powerful in its portrayal of Jesus’s story. Jesus.
7. Malcolm X
Spike Lee’s autobiography on Malcolm X, the iconic civil rights activist is a touching memorial to the man who was a household name at a moment when America was undergoing significant transformations. Denzel Washington plays the role as the charismatic black activist that changed history.
Malcolm Little was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He was constantly harassed and threatened by White supremacists, such as the Ku Klux Klan. In the event of his father’s death and he went into foster care.
8. The Greatest Story Told Ever – Part 2.
George Stevens directed and produced The Greatest Story Ever Told which was a 1965 American epic movie that retells the Biblical story in the life of Jesus of Nazareth. With an ensemble cast, The film was Claude Rains’ final film in the role of a director.
The Greatest Story Ever Told, like Mel Gibson’s The Passion is also based on a novel. It is based on Fulton Oursler’s novel of 1949. The film’s budget of $20 million makes it among the most expensive movies shot by the United States.
9. Part 3 of The Greatest Story Telln
The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 epic film based on the Bible. This film is a telling of Jesus The story of Jesus’ life from the time of his birth until His Ascension.
It stars Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Charlton Heston and Claude Rains. George Stevens directed it.
Five Oscar nominations were made for the film. However, it didn’t win an Oscar.
10. The Most Wonderful Story Told Ever – Part 4
The Greatest Story Ever Told is an epic/biblical movie from 1965 about Jesus’s life. Jesus. It stars an ensemble cast including Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire and Claude Rains. Additionally, the film has an striking title sequence.
The most appealing thing is that it’s enjoyable. It’s a sure to be a huge success during Black History Month. The trailer can be viewed below.