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!
Singer and actor Paul Robeson was not only an activist, opera singer and athlete, he was also a very distinguished actor. He appeared in several movies including the politically charged Song of Freedom, the musical Showboat and the mining saga The Proud Valley. (Photo: H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)