The rise and fall of what would become the number one African-American hospital in the world. Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Homer G. Phillips Hospital provided state-of-the-art medical training to over two-thirds of all African-American physicians and nurses in the US and abroad from 1937 to 1979. While its founder was mysteriously killed, the hospital in his name thrived during the most turbulent of segregated times, allowing so many people of color to achieve greatness for the benefit of humankind.
Starring: Dr. Homer G. Phillips (Activist), Dr. Earle U. Robinson Jr. (Father 1st graduating class), Rebecca Robinson (Grandfather and Father trained at hospital), Dr. LaSalle Doheny Laffal Jr. (First Black President of the American Cancer Society)
Directed By: Brian Shackelford , Joyce Fitzpatrick
Produced By: Brian Shackelford , Joyce Fitzpatrick
Genre(s): History, Civil Rights, * New Releases
Runtime: (109 Min), YEAR: 2020
It’s 1970, Muhammad Ali had been exiled from boxing for his stance against the Vietnam War, stripped of his title, and convicted of draft evasion. But in Atlanta, a diverse group came together to ensure he received his rightful comeback.
Starring: Robert Kassel, Attorney. Boxing promoter; Leroy Johnson, Georgia State Senator (1963-75); Khalilah Ali, Wife of Muhammad Ali (1967-77; Evander Holyfield, 5 Time Boxing Heavyweight Champion; Andrew Young, Former UN Ambassador and Atlanta Mayor; Sam Massell, Atlanta Mayor (1970-74); Juan Carlos, Olympic Bronze Medalist (1968) The World’s Fastest, Humanitarian;
Directed By: Art Jones
Produced By: Mandy Fason, Yahya McClain, Brittany Wyatt
Genre(s): Sports, Civil Rights, History, Biography, * New Releases
Runtime: (80 Min), YEAR: 2020
Ruby McCollum’s landmark case haunted jurors for decades. This is the story of an African-American woman who killed a prominent white doctor/ Senator-elect in Live Oak, Florida, after being subjected to years of sexual abuse. Remarkable secrets and terrible truths were revealed during her trial and incarceration, which paved the way for change in our society.
Starring: Sam McCollum, Jr (son), Tracy Long (granddaughter), Henry Curtis Aue (juror)
Directed By: John Cork
Produced By: Jude Hagin, Hilary Saltzman, Kitty Potapow, Lisa van Eyssen
Genre(s): Crime, History, Current Affairs, Civil Rights
Runtime: (88 Min), YEAR: 2014