( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) Vision Films Highlights Documentaries, Rom-Coms, and Family-Friendly Films to Celebrate Black History Month
Vision Films‘ extensive slate offers feature films across multiple genres in honor of Black History Month. All films are available on VOD and on DVD in the U.S., Canada, and international territories. The collection includes documentaries, romantic comedies, historical fiction, and family-friendly films that address cultural perspectives through truth-telling, comedy, and fantasy.
“Vision Films is always looking to share the most diverse slate of films possible, Vision Films CEO and Managing Director Lise Romanoff said. “Year-round we focus on expanding our library of exceptional films, but at certain junctures as this, it is important to remind audiences everywhere about the relevant and important content we offer through our streaming and cable partners in the U.S., Canada, and worldwide.”
Vision Films’ slate of films includes:
Ali’s Comeback: The Untold Story (2020) – the epic tale about the return of the greatest athlete of the 20th century from the shadows of the boxing ring back onto the world stage, all amidst the intense racial and political tensions of the 1970s.
Out of Darkness (2022) – a three-part documentary looking at the untold history of African people, especially of the North, and their contributions to world civilization.
Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital (2019) – a look at the hospital that provided training and a home to over two-thirds of the African American physicians and nurses in the U.S. from 1937-1979.
Barack Obama: Finding Hope (2021) – includes some of the first-known interviews with the 44th President of the United States, giving insight into his early determination and drive.
Lady You Shot Me: The Life and Death of Sam Cooke (2021) – an exploration of the mysterious death of the star at the height of his career.
You Belong to Me: Sex, Race, and Murder in the South (2014) – inside the landmark 1952 murder trial of white physician Dr. C. Leroy Adams, which changed the course of civil rights in America.
Once Upon a Lifetime (2022) – a Benjamin Button-type fable that brings together faith, family, love, and healing.
Flint Tale (2021) – a fictional drama of one family’s struggle in the aftermath of the Flint, MI, water crisis that has lasting repercussions.
The American King (2022) – a raucous and poignant comedy that addresses multicultural, politics, societal, and global issues, starring the performer Akon.
The Black Emperor of Broadway (2020) – based on the life of Charles S. Gilpin, the first Black lead actor on a Broadway stage.
All Between Us (2018) – a hilarious relationship comedy starring Tiffany Haddish.
Hidden Orchard Mysteries: The Case of the Air B&B Robbery (2020) – a family-friendly film about two young girlfriends who become amateur detectives.
Grandma’s House (2016) – a touching family film that highlights the power of love and family, starring Loretta Devine.
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