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!
Cotton Comes to Harlem was based on the Chester Hines novel of the same name. The movie told the story of two detectives investigating a corrupt preacher who was exploiting the people of Harlem. Ossie Davis directed the movie and Red Foxx had a comedic role. (Photo: Formosa Productions)