Hollyweird Shuffle: Iconic Black Movies That Were Actually Directed By White People

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Black Movies Directed By White People

Django Unchained is coming out this Christmas and it’s promising to be one of the great epics in Hollywood, let alone Black cinema. We’ve had plenty of classics come our way, but guess what, they haven’t all been directed by Black directors. Sure there have been the Spike Lee classics and whatnot but these movies are right up there even if white guys and gals directed them.

Check it out.

Color Purple
Directed By: Steven Spielberg

Pootie Tang
Directed By: Louis CK

Ray
Directed By: Taylor Hackford

Ali
Directed By: Michael Mann

The Temptations
Directed By: Allen Arkush

The Jacksons
Directed By: Karen Arthur

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    Django Unchained
    Directed By: Quentin Tarantino

    Glory
    Directed By: Edward Zwick

    Carmen Jones
    Directed By: Otto Preminger

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