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!
Carmen Jones starred Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte as a pair of lovers on the run from the police. Inspired by the opera Carmen, the movie went on to inspire the Beyoncé MTV musical Carmen: A Hip Hopera. (Photo: 20th Century Fox)