Movies That Changed My Life

18 Unforgetable Films About Blackness

ARTZSEA
2 min readSep 8, 2023
Photo by Denise Jans on Unsplash

Growing up as a Black girl with two cinephile parents instilled in me a deep appreciation for Black cinema and other films that center on the Black experience. In this curated list, you’ll find 18 films that have stayed with me, some since my childhood. Each of these movies feature an outstanding cast, compelling plots, and a timeless quality that transcends generations. I invite you to indulge me by watching the following trailers, and if any pique your interest, consider adding them to your “to-watch” list.

I’m grateful for your company in celebrating Black cinema and narratives that center around the Black experience. These 18 films showcase exceptional casts and timeless stories. I urge you to explore the trailers above, each a portal to powerful narratives and unforgettable performances. If any resonate, watch them with your favorite movie pal. May these films continue to inspire and enlighten, bridging the gap of understanding for years to come.

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ARTZSEA

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