13 Underrated Films You Can Stream Right Now During Black History Month

From Prince to Chinonye Chukwu to Spike Lee, here are some stories from Black filmmakers that deserve more love

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If you’re even a little bit savvy about the latest streaming services, you can easily find blockbusters like Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” films on Disney+, Jordan Peele’s “Nope” on Peacock, or Antoine Fuqua’s “Emancipation” on AppleTV+. But major streamers also offer movies by Black filmmakers that are more off the beaten track. Below is a list of films that any cinephile should add to their viewing roster, several of which remain pivotal moments in the amplification of Black voices in cinema. It’s far from comprehensive, but they’re all available now.