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Top 20 Contemporary Films, Series' and Documentaries To Watch That Showcase Black History and Talent

Updated: Jun 22, 2021

In honour of Black History Month the team at Croydon FM worked together to construct a list of our favourite films, series' and documentaries that showcase black history and talent.

After a long discussion and countless suggestions in the CFM group chat we finally managed to whittle it down to the top 20. Check out the full list below!

1. When They See Us (Series)

2. Self Made (Series)

3. 13th (Documentary)

4. Harriet (Film)

5. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (Documentary)

6. Just Mercy (Film)

7. Seven Seconds (Series)

8. Da 5 Bloods (Film)

9. Queen and Slim (Film)

10. Underground (Series)

11. Black Panther (Film)

12. Dear White People (Series)

13. Quincy (Documentary)

14. Power (Series)

15. Hidden Figures (Film)

16. Get Out (Film)

17. The Black Godfather (Documentary)

18. Top Boy (Series)

19. Yardie (Film)

20. Insecure (Series)

There you have it, Croydon FM's top 20!

Have we missed one of your favourites? Are there any titles you feel don't deserve to be in the top 20?

We want to hear what you think so be sure to drop us a message on the socials telling us what you love about our list or perhaps what you would of done different.

Happy Black History Month!

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