‘Is That Black Enough For You?!?’ Trailer Traces the Origins and Impact of Black Cinema (Video)

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Whoopi Goldberg and Laurence Fishburne discuss the evolution and impact of Black representation on screen, in the new Netflix documentary Is That Black Enough For You?!?

The film from writer and historian Elvis Mitchell traces the history of Black cinema from its beginnings to the impactful films of the 1970s.

Through the voices of director Charles Burnett, Samuel L. Jackson, Mario Van Peebles, Zendaya and more, the documentary examines the artists who helped change the culture through the stories told on screen.

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The film marks Mitchell’s directorial debut. He also wrote and narrates the film. Producers include Steven Soderbergh, David Fincher, Angus Wall and Ciara Lacy.

The title references a line made famous in Ossie Davis’ 1970 film Cotton Comes to Harlem.

Is That Black Enough For You?!? opens in select theaters on Oct. 28 and begins streaming globally Nov. 11 on Netflix.

Watch the trailer below.