Black lgbt movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant black lgbt movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out queer cinema, captivating, sexy, realistic, psychological and touching films and TV shows about / with black lgbt, gay, lgbtq, lgbt, african american, lesbian, friendship, gay interest, love and romance and homosexual plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as black lgbt: Rafiki (2018), The Skinny (2012), Stud Life (2012), Brother to Brother (2004), Finding Me: Truth (2011), Naz & Maalik (2015), Destiny (1997), Pariah (2011), Punks (2000), Moonlight (2016).

List of black lgbt movies

 6.8
 3K
Rafiki (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Kenya, South Africa, Germany, Netherlands, France, Norway, Lebanon, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, black lgbt, lgbtq, gay, father daughter relationship, election, politics, lesbian love, music, gender, girl, black girl ...
Place: africa, kenya
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 6.2
 707
The Skinny (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Feature film from award-winning writer/director Patrik-Ian Polk, tells the story of five black Brown University classmate s- four gay men and one lesbian - reuniting in the Big Apple for a weekend of sin, fun, secrets, lies and drama.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, first gay sexual experience, black lgbt, homosexual, friendship, friendship between men, gay slur, dancing, infidelity, lesbian interest, lesbian ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, harlem
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 5.1
 169
Stud Life (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: JJ is a 'Stud' Lesbian. Together with her best friend Seb, a gay pretty boy, they work as wedding photographers. When JJ falls in love with a beautiful diva, JJ and Seb's friendship is tested. JJ is forced to chose between her hot new ...
Style: multicultural, psychological, romantic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, gay, black lgbt, lesbian friend, lgbtq, friend, gender, british, homosexual, sexuality, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, britain
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Brother to Brother (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drama that looks back on the Harlem Renaissance from the perspective of an elderly, black writer who meets a gay teenager in a New York homeless shelter.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, black lgbt, lgbt, society, human nature, golden years, lifestyle, friendship, estrangement, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
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Finding Me: Truth (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Truth follows the loves, losses, fights, jealousies and broken hearts of a group of friends. It centers around the sweet, bright-eyed and emotionally vulnerable Faybien (RayMartell Moore). Comfortable with his gayness but saddled with self-esteem ...
Style: light, sexy, humorous, tense, psychological ...
Plot: gay, black lgbt, gay african american, gay relationship, infidelity, gay couple, african american, love and romance, society, young lovers, lovers, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.7
 408
Naz & Maalik (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two closeted Muslim teens hawk goods across Brooklyn and struggle to come clean about their sexuality, as their secretive behavior leads them unknowingly into the cross-hairs of the War on Terror.
Style: psychological, sentimental, tense, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, muslim, teenager, black lgbt, closeted homosexual, gay teenager, boy, african american, gay couple, religion, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
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 6.2
 172
Destiny (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guinea, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Though gay-themed stories about "coming out" and accepting one's sexuality are not uncommon in Western countries, such tales are still rare in many conservative African nations. Considered a ground-breaking film in its native Guinea, ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, black lgbt, gay teenager, coming out, female nudity, male homosexuality, gay slur, homosexuality, gay interest, interracial sex, homosexual ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, west africa
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 7.2
 7K
Pariah (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt teen, coming out, lesbian teen, teenage sexuality, lgbtq, introspection, african american, lesbianism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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 7.0
 268
Punks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In his directorial debut, Patrik-Ian Polk chronicles the everyday dramas of four single, gay black men as they search for love — especially in the quartet’s favorite West Hollywood watering hole, Miss Smokies. The foursome includes successful ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, black lgbt, friendship, culture clash, love affair, looking for love, buddies, love and romance, romance, human nature, singleness, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california
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 7.4
 309K
Moonlight (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Style: serious, sad, lgbt cinema, inspirational, art house ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, drug dealer, gay, forgiveness, african american, coming of age, drug addict, dysfunctional family, bullying, revenge, homosexuality, lgbtq ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia, miami
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 6.2
 3K
Soulmates (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 269 min.
TV show
Story: Fifteen years into the future, science has made a discovery that changes the lives of everyone on the planet – a test that unequivocally tells you who your soulmate is.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, queer cinema, anthology
Plot: male homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay love, homosexual, science, romance, older man younger woman relationship, homosexual love, making love, true love, gay couple ...
Time: near future
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Rivers Wash Over Me (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After his mother dies, Sequan, a sensitive teenager from Brooklyn, moves in with relatives living in a small town plagued with secrets hidden deep within its lush, rural Alabama terrain. Sequan finds refuge in a friendship with a troubled girl who ...
Plot: gay, black lgbt, lgbt, gay teenager, family relations, interracial relations, cousin cousin relationship, teenage boy, carnival, high school, racial tension, coming out ...
Place: southern usa, alabama
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The Watermelon Woman (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheryl, a young black lesbian, works a day job in a video store while trying to make a film about a black actress from the 1930s known for playing the stereotypical "mammy" roles relegated to black actresses during that period. This was ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, feminist film ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lgbtq, gay, black lgbt, gender, black history, women, anarchist, feminist, anti racism, art ...
Time: 1930s
Place: philadelphia
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 5.8
 108
Finding Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Faybien Allan has it all going on; he's young, stylish, and knows the importance of being seen with hip friends at NYC's trendiest spots. But beneath the sparkle of his nightlife and his stunning good-looks, is a man buckling under his ...
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, romance, self discovery, looking for love, gender, hopes, couples, black lgbt, friendship, african american, road trip, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Noah and Wade prepare to marry in Martha's Vineyard, the personal problems of their friends - and the unexpected arrival of rapper Baby Gat - threatens to permanently end their relationship.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, wedding, gays and lesbians, lgbt, friendship, marriage, romance, young lovers, couples, looking for love, self discovery, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 5.0
 206
The Ski Trip (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Yorker Corey Brown is just turning 30 and has just been dumped by his boyfriend. Sounds like the perfect time for a trip with his friends outta the city.
Plot: gay, black lgbt, deaf, self loathing, gay bar, doll, ex boyfriend, bisexual, homosexual, birthday party, bartender, shopping ...
Place: new york
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 8.4
 278K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: sexy, feel good, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay, school, teenage sexuality, couples, classmate, sex education, teenage life, teenage sex, love triangle, first sex, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: england
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 6.6
 5K
Bessie (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, factual, gloomy ...
Plot: blues, black lgbt, lesbian, rise to the top, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, life is a bitch, ambition, rising to stardom, lgbt, women ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, tennessee, southern usa, new york
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 6.2
 248
Karmen Gei (2001)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: Senegal, France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bizet's Carmen gets a modern adaptation. Seducting, provocating, sensual. All the ingredients for a perfect drama. With her charm, Karmen gets out of many situations.
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: escape, femme fatale, murder, women's prison, lesbian, dangerous attraction, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, obsession, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, senegal
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Friends & Lovers: The Ski Trip 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy drama about three very different couples living in Los Angeles trying to make theirs lives complete. Finding love, relationships and struggling to survive in the crazy world of Angelino's. A funny look at how people in the city are and ...
Style: light, entertaining, romantic, captivating
Plot: male female relationship, gay couple, friend, gay, looking for love, love and romance, relationships, couple relations, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, love affair ...
Place: los angeles, california
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 6.1
 1K
Viva Riva! (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Riva is an operator, a man with charm and ambition in equal measure. Kinshasa is an inviting place. With petrol in short supply in DRC's capital, he and his sidekick pursue a plot to get hold of a secret cache - barrels of fuel they can sell ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, treasure hunt, life is a bitch, tough heroes, ambition, money, murder, conspiracy, couples, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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Stories of Our Lives (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kenya, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created by the members of a Nairobi-based arts collective — who have removed their names from the film for fear of reprisal — this anthology film that dramatizes true-life stories from Kenya’s oppressed LGBTQ community is both a labour of love ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, stylized, queer cinema ...
Plot: lgbt, gender, life is a bitch, social misfits, gays and lesbians, discrimination, society, misfit, gay, lgbtq, black lgbt, vignette
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, africa
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Night of the Kings (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Côte d'Ivoire, Canada, Senegal
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man is sent to "La Maca," a prison in the middle of the Ivorian forest ruled by its inmates. As tradition goes with the rising of the red moon, he is designated by the Boss to be the new "Roman" and must tell a story to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, sincere, suspense
Plot: prison fight, prison sentence, prison, prisoner, fight for supremacy, confined, jail, struggle for survival, fight, criminal gang, bandit, jailed ...
Place: africa
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 7.3
 10K
P-Valley (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An unapologetic look at the lives of strip-club dancers working down in the Dirty Delta.
Style: sentimental, captivating, erotic, suspenseful, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: strip club, stripper, nude girl, lap dance, pole dancer, woman in danger, striptease, haunted by the past, dancing, abusive boyfriend, twists and turns, rivalry ...
Place: southern usa
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 5.2
 80
District (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A young adult learns that some boys in the hood are simply just goods to wealthy men in the area. It's a tale that truly questions how much you value your self-worth.
Plot: gay, criminality, black lgbt, hidden money, construction, junkie, gay interest, lap dance, strip club, oral sex, poverty, love ...
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Cheetah in August (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cheetah in August is a riveting story about a former high school track athlete who's distorted views on love, negatively affects the people closest to him. The journey of the main character, August, from his high school years into adult life is ...
Style: sexy, romantic, touching, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, friend, gay couple, group of friends, african american, male nudity, gay relationship, love and romance, lgbt, closeted gay, lovers, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
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 3.4
 44K
Batwoman (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. But ...
Style: non-linear, tense, atmospheric, bleak, neo noir
Plot: lesbian, superhero, superheroine, female protagonist, secret identity, lgbt, crimes, family, brutality, tough girl, gotham city, martial arts training ...
Place: new jersey
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Saturday Church (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, struggling with gender identity and religion, begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and find his passion in the process.
Style: lgbt cinema, light, psychological, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, desire for fame, brother brother relationship, gay teenager, gay interest, gay crush, death of father, gay slur, coming out, rejection, coming of age, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, usa, new york
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Norman... Is That You? (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Parents (Redd Foxx, Pearl Bailey) discover their son is gay and lives in Hollywood with his white lover (Dennis Dugan).
Style: sex comedy
Plot: lgbtq, black lgbt, husband wife relationship, visit, gay interest, interracial relations, family relations, father son relationship, dancing, hugging, homosexuality, nightmare ...
Place: mexico, california, los angeles
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 7.1
 33K
Tangerine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get ...
Style: disturbing, harsh, enigmatic, talky, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, friendship, christmas, prostitute, transsexual, sex, christmas eve, transsexuality, infidelity, hollywood, taxi, prostitution ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
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