Feb 19, 2008

Time Magazine has listed the 25 Most Important Films on Race. I personally think some key films are missing, but I want to know what you think.

Hallelujah! (1929)
Judge Priest (1934)
Imitation of Life (1934)
God's Step Children (1938)
The Duke Is Tops (1938)
Gone With the Wind (1939)
The Blood of Jesus (1941)
The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
Native Son (1951)
Carmen Jones (1954)
The Defiant Ones (1958)
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Sweet Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song (1971)
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Cooley High (1975)
Killer of Sheep (1977)
Richard Pryor Live in Concert (1979)
A Soldier's Story (1984)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Boyz N the Hood (1991)
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Bamboozled (2000)
Madea's Family Reunion (2002)
I Am Legend (2007)

1 comment:

  1. I've seen about 8 of the films listed and for the most part those are some of the later ones. I'm definitely gonna look into to trying to attain the others to see them.