A United Kingdom (2016): An inspiring real-life romance of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. One of the greatest love stories ever told.
Dear White People (2014): A comedy/drama highlighting the racial/cultural clashes between black and white students at a largely white university.
Hidden Figures (2016): A history/drama that illuminates the black female struggle through the true story of three mathematicians who played a significant role in astronaut John Glann’s launch into orbit.
Skin (2008): A British-South African biographical film about Sandra Laing, a South African woman born to white parents, who was classified as “Coloured” during the apartheid era, presumably due to a genetic case of atavism.
The Hate U Give (2018): A drama/crime that is an echo to BLM; it follows the story of a young African-American teenager seeking to do the right thing after witnessing the shooting of her best friend.
The Banker (2020 Film): A drama set in the 1960s and inspired by true events, it follows two entrepreneurs who devise a plan “to fight for housing integration and equal access to the American Dream.”