BET brings you your favorite films with “Star Cinema.” Celebrating African-American achievement in film, “Star Cinema” showcases popular Black films for your enjoyment. Tune in for the biggest names in Black entertainment and get your dose of comedy, drama and action-packed thrills. Sit back, relax and don’t forget the popcorn!
A groundbreaking film that tackled the issues of homophobia and HIV/AIDS, Philadelphia co-stars Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks. Washington’s character (Joe Miller) is a homophobic attorney who first turns down a case by Hanks' character because he has the AIDS virus. Miller eventually takes the case after noticing how others treat Miller when they find out he has AIDS.