The Brother from Another Planet (1984) | John Sayles

A mute extraterrestrial resembling a black man (but with feet that have three toes) crash lands his spaceship near New York City. Not understanding where he is or what people are saying, he finds his way to Harlem’s 125th Street. Although derided as either crazy or homeless, others discover his worth when he can heal […]

Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon (1985) | Michael Schultz

Taimak stars as a young African-American Harlemite who is a devout student of martial arts. ┬áHe lives kung fu, breathes kung fu and is so entrenched in the ways of the kung fu warrior, he stands out in his predominantly Black community for his lack of hipness and Asian-tinged wardrobe (he even eats his movie […]