12 Years a SlaveOctober 30, 2013
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumOctober 16, 1966
A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.
MandingoJuly 25, 1975
A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.
KoylaApril 18, 1997
A village girl agrees to a marriage to a king she has never met after he sends her a photograph of himself. But the man in the photograph is not the king but his most loyal slave, the handsome but mute Shankar.
Scared StiffOctober 23, 1987
Kate's a single mom rock star recovering from a nervous breakdown; David is her psychiatrist turned lover. After David buys an old Charleston mansion and Kate and her son move in with him, strange events occur including the discoveries of a secret hidden attic and the diary of the murderous slave trader who owned the home. Kate hears a piano playing by itself and sees the ghost of the slave trader who once lived there. Their relationship is strained by the bizarre events as Kate's sanity is again questioned as she insists what she's seen is real...but is it?
DrumJuly 30, 1976
A mid-19th century mulatto slave is torn between his success as a pit-fighter and the injustices of white society.
TiharuJune 8, 2013
It is quickly becoming the most populated country in the world, but India holds a dark secret. Men and women who make their homes in the poor villages throughout the central region of the country are forced to make decisions that no parents should ever have to make. Sell a child into slavery or watch your children starve to death.