Oscar's Black Odyssey: From Hattie to Halle
Between 1939 and 2002, Black actors and Actresses received a combined total of 30 Academy Award nominations - only a handful made the odyssey to the podium to possess the Golden Man. This special program is filled with rare footage, photographs and long lost trailers of performances in Oscar recognized films from "Gone with the Wind" to "Monster's Ball".
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- Ch 359Vanished Without a TraceWhen a busload of 26 school children is hijacked and held for ransom, a small town is paralyzed by fear. The three young culprits painstakingly plan to pull off the perfect crime. Meanwhile, the resourceful bus driver plots a daring rescue.Century of Black Cinema, AThis film highlights moments in the long and rich African American cinema history in relation to social and political events, and how it affected black viewers of the time.