21 Independent Black Films Now Streaming On Netflix


UPDATE: Here’s an updated list of films streaming on Netflix as of February 23, 2016: 

  1. Dope
  2. Lila & Eve
  3. Brotherly Love
  4. A Ballerina’s Tale

Director Matthew A. Cherry (The Last Fall) gave movie watchers a helping hand in putting together a list of independent films currently streaming on Netflix written and/or directed by African-Americans.

Add these to your cue and let us know what you think of them!

  1. Dear White People
  2. Mississippi Damned
  3. Blackbird
  4. Middle of Nowhere
  5. Night Catches Us
  6. Medicine For Melancholy
  7. Fruitvale Station
  8. Big Words
  9. Newlyweeds
  10. LUV
  11. Pariah
  12. The Last Fall
  13. Beyond The Lights
  14. Yelling to the Sky
  15. Better Mus’ Come
  16. Woman Thou Art Loosed
  17. Vanishing Pearls
  18. The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister and Pete
  19. God Loves Uganda
  20. Gun Hill Road
  21. Gideon’s Army


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