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!
In Something the Lord Made, Mos Def stars as African-American cardiac medicine pioneer Vivien Thomas, who helped Dr. Alfred Blalock develop modern heart surgery. Despite his medical skills, Thomas still faced the same harsh treatment of segregation.