February 1, 2021
Shout! Factory has announced that in celebration of Black History Month this February, it will present a collection of films and television series that amplify Black voices and stories in entertainment.
The collection will be available Feb. 1 for viewing on demand on Shout!Factory.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and on various Shout!Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku Channel.
Included in the collection are powerful documentaries exploring Black history and culture, concert films that highlight brilliant performances, and feature films and series that spotlight influential Black figures and their experiences.
These include The Night James Brown Saved Boston, which showcases the pivotal role James Brown played in the civil rights movement; the groundbreaking performance/variety series “Soul!,” and Proud, which tells the story of the historic World War II battleship with an entirely segregated Black crew.
Also available are several episodes of “The Dick Cavett Show” featuring such illustrious Black guests as Ray Charles, Shirley Chisholm, Quincy Jones, Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali, Redd Foxx and Little Richard.