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!
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Singer Lena Horne is also a pioneer of Black film, having starred in Stormy Weather and Cabin in the Sky in 1943. She would continue her legacy in music and film, starring in The Wiz as Glenda the Good Witch in 1978. (Photo: CBS/Landov)