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!
Dorothy Dandridge became the first Black woman to be nominated for a Best Actress Oscar with her role in the musical Carmen Jones with Harry Belafonte. She would also rejoin Belafonte in Island in the Sun and star in the classic Black musical Porgy and Bess.(Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)