'The Gods' is a modern day 'Romeo and Juliet.' Mikey James, as a young street hustler raised on the streets with his two brothers, begins to work for the Fasano family. He and his brothers desperately seek to find a way out of the hustling life style and the Fasano family business. However, in the meantime, Mikey James has fallen in love with Mr. Fasano's beautiful daughter, Sofia Fasano. As he struggles to make his own way, he begins his move to capture her heart. Despite the sworn contempt between the brothers and the Fasano family, Mikey and Sofia wed in secret. Once the wedding is exposed, the chain of fateful events that follow will forever change the lives of both families.
MeMaw is the story of a young woman, Jessie, who finds out she is pregnant the same week her grandmother is diagnosed with a terminal illness. She decides to document the progression of her pregnancy during her grandmother's final days- in hopes to share those special moments with her future daughter.
This film highlights the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King and the popular movement that led to the passage of congressional legislation to create a national holiday in his honor.The one hour film, co-hosted by actors LeVar Burton and Marla Gibbs, features exclusive interviews with Coretta King and Stevie Wonder. The Program discusses the King Holiday legislation that was introduced in Congress days after Dr. King was assassinated and took fifteen years to become law in 1983. The program features the inspiring and historic speeches of Dr. King and live performance on the National Mall of Stevie Wonder's "Happy Birthday".
James Brown: The Man, The Music & The Message is an inspiring program focusing on the remarkable life story of James Brown and how he influenced the world through his music and civic accomplishments. The film specifically explores James Brown's transition from an at-risk youth who faces life's difficult circumstances and challenges to a cultural icon. It also features private interviews and appearances from various entertainment celebrities including Michael Jackson. This entertainment special will send a positive message to the nation by paying homage to the man, the music, and the message of James Brown.
Eleven years ago Kenneth Young received four life sentences. He was 15 years old. The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida – one of the most punitive states in the country.