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 Raisin in the Sun was written by Loraine Hansberry and tells the story of a Black family in Chicago struggling with finances and racism in the '50s. The original play starred Sidney Poiter, Ruby Dee and Lou Gosset Jr. and a new version in 2008 starred P. Diddy and Phylicia Rashad.