The recent tragedy of George Floyd has garnered a worldwide protest on the racial abuse which has been hidden in the human society for years. America, if not anywhere else, the discrimination on black and had white had already sparked a revolution in the past times. The issue has again become a threat to society because of the deeds of a police officer of Minneapolis.
Since then nationwide protest has taken place and many people have stood in solitary with the Family of George Floyd. Peoples have mourned the painful death of George, who was helpless despite asking for mercy. The video which was heavily circulated in social media still gives chills to the viewers. The officer responsible is already charged with murder but the other three are still enjoying fewer charges.
There’s are still a lot of people who are in the dark regarding the darkest evil in our society which takes the form of a movement now and then. To educate those we have curated a small list of movies to make you known to the darker truth of human society.
Here is our shortlist:
Netflix has always been vocal about racial injustice through its platform. The 13th just does the same. It is a powerful documentary that portrays the evil of the American Society Vividly. It has an 8.2 rating on IMDB, 97% on rotten tomatoes, and 83% on Metacritic.
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
This one is a romantic drama where a protagonist is a black man. He is falsely charged with rape without any proper evidence and the story follows. Excellently portraying the discrimination again the Black community. It has a 97% and 87% rating on rotten tomatoes and Metacritic which shows the powerful plot.
Strong Island (2017)
Strong Island is a crime documentary based on the true story of the death of Ford’s brother William, a 24-year-old African-American teacher in New York. He was killed by a young white man. It is another excellent masterpiece that speaks for the black community.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
It is based on the true story of a slave who was in slavery for 12 years, thus the name. The movies are based on the memoir written by Solomon Northup and the story is quite accurate.
This one is a black comedy crime drama based on the memoir Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth. It follows the story of an African-American detective in the city’s police department. With 96% on rotten tomatoes the plot is strong it seems.