actor: Mario Van Peebles

Mama Floras Family

November 11, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Mama Flora is a woman of intrigue. She was raised in the South during a time steeped in segregation and prejudice. Although she endured many things, the one thing that always helped her through was her faith in God. The wonderful Cicely Tyson portrays Flora in this tale of her life. The story is [...]

A Letter to Dad

September 22, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a powerful drama! Many people will relate to this well-acted, tightly directed and edited film. Johnny Remo knows how to direct a drama. The editing of this film was honed several times to present the tightest story possible and it works very well. This story will touch a lot of viewers, [...]

Sally Hemings: An American Scandal

December 7, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

***Editor's note. Dove does not normally award its Seal to films which includes sex outside of marriage. Although this film does include this, it is in the context of historical accuracy and there are no graphic scenes. Therefore, The Dove Foundation does award its Seal to this film, for ages [...]

10,000 Black Men Named George

"10,000 Black Men Named George" is a very moving story, but it has a few areas that could be cleaned. The plot is morally strong, and it is a great movie depicting the mistreatment and struggles of African American porters in the 1930s. The movie does well in expressing the conditions and [...]