Slavery films have been always in news and they do make a lot of noise whenever released. And we dig them! Read on to know more…
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Slavery films and documentaries are a rage these days and when it comes to being the top picks, we tell you the top 5 slavery films on Netflix right now. But before that let us educate you about slavery films. These films & documentaries talk about the trials of Black and African-American people during slavery in the 17th and 18th centuries. Let’s have a look at our favorite picks…
Lincoln : Made by the one and only, Steven Spielberg, the series talks about the never ending legacy and heroics of Abraham Lincoln and his prime during the Civil War years. It is available on Netflix.
13th : In this thought-provoking documentary which is available on Netflix, scholars, activist & politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S prison boom. It is a very intriguing watch and it even won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
Palm Tress In The Snow : A 2015 Spanish romantic drama film directed by Fernando González Molina. The romantic film talks about a young woman who finds a tantalizing clue in an old letter and then, travels to her family’s plantations to uncover secrets of generations.
12 Years A Slave : It talks about a man, Solomon Northup, a free African-American, who is promised a fortnightly job by Brown and Hamilton. However, after arriving in Washington DC, he realises that he has been sold into slavery. It is a movie high on emotions & drama and will definitely make you think!
Shaka Zulu : The film talks about one of the most influential monarchs of the Zulu Kingdom who’s name was Shaka kaSenzangakhona. It covered the early 19th century conflict between the expanding British empire in Africa and Shaka.
So which film will you be watching right now? Tell us in the comment-section below.
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