Gina Prince-Bythewood

Love & Basketball (2000)

Love & Basketball (2000)

Love & Basketball (2000)

IMDb: 7.3
2000
124min

A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow into adulthood, they fall in love, but they also share another all-consuming passion: basketball. They’ve followed the game all their lives and have no small amount of talent on the court. As Quincy and Monica struggle to make their relationship work, they follow separate career paths though high school and college basketball and, they hope, into stardom in big-league professional ball.

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The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

IMDb: 7.4
2008
114min

Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother’s past.

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Beyond the Lights (2014)

Beyond the Lights (2014)

Beyond the Lights (2014)

IMDb: 7.1
2014
116min

Noni Jean is a hot new rising star. But not all is what it seems, and the pressure causes Noni to nearly fall apart – until she meets Kaz Nicol, a promising young cop and aspiring politician who’s been assigned to her detail. Can Kaz’s love give Noni the courage to find her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be?

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