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    Posted on Sep 7, 2016

    10 Movies With Black Cast That Could Be Oscar Contenders Next Year

    We all know what happened with the #oscarssowhite situation earlier this year. One of the excuses given for the lack of diversity in the oscar nominations was that there weren't enough movies with ethnic minorities to be considered. Well this list provides 10 incredible movies yet to be, or already released this year with Lead and Supporting roles being played by black actors and/or also directed by black directors.

    1. Hidden Figures

    Oscar Contenders:

    Taraji P Henson [Lead Actress],

    Oscar winner - Octavia Spencer [Supporting Actress]

    Notable mention: Singer Janelle Monae.

    2. The Birth of a Nation

    Oscar Contenders:

    Nate Parker [Lead Actor]

    Nate Parker [Directing]

    3. Fences

    Paramount Pictures

    Oscar Contenders:

    Viola Davis [Lead Actress]

    Denzel Washington [Lead Actor]

    Denzel Washington [Directing]

    4. Collateral Beauty

    Oscar Contender: Will Smith [Lead Actor]

    5. Loving

    Oscar Contender: Ruth Negga [Lead Actress]

    6. A United Kingdom

    Oscar Contender: David Oyelowo [Lead Actor]

    Amma Asante [Director]

    7. Mr Church

    Oscar Contender: Eddie Murphy

    8. Moonlight

    Oscar Contender:

    Naomi Harris [Lead Actress]

    Trevante Rhodes [Lead Actor]

    Mahershala Ali [Supporting Actor]

    Barry Jenkins [Directing]

    9. Queen of Katwe

    Oscar Contenders:

    Madina Nalwanga [Lead Actress]

    David Oyelowo [Lead Actor]

    Lupita Nyongo [Supporting Actress]

    10. Miles Ahead

    Oscar Contender: Don Cheadle [Lead Actor]

    1. Who Do You Think Should Win The Oscar for Lead Actress

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      Taraji P Henson [Hidden Figures]
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      Viola Davis [Fences]
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      Ruth Negga [Loving]
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      Madina Nalwanga [Queen Of Katwe]
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