Guest Curator: Stephen A. Crockett Jr.

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Guest Curator: Stephen A. Crockett Jr.

Stephen A. Crockett Jr. is a writer who was born and raised in Washington, D.C. His worked has appeared in several publications that the president would call “Fake News.” He currently works as a senior editor for The Root.com and once ate an entire half of a large pizza by himself.

Memento

Photo Credit: Saturn
"Arguably an underrated masterpiece that forces the viewer to pay very close attention to all the bits the movie forces you to forget."
 

I Am Not Your Negro

Photo Credit: Kino Lorber Edu
"Two words: James Baldwin."
 

Check it

Photo Credit: Gunpoweder & Sky
"A fascinating story about how necessity and self-preservation can create family and proof that the fight for individuality is always a worthy fight."
 

Sweet Sweetback’s Baadassss Song

Photo Credit: Xenon Pictures
"This movie was produced, scored, edited, directed by and stars Melvin Van Peeples. Now that is bad ass."
 

The Boondock Saints

Photo Credit: Saturn
"Some movies are so bad that they actually eclipse being horrible and come back around to being kind of awesome. This is the Boondock Saints. Two hit men who believe they’re on a mission from God start killing mob folks. I know. I know. Just watch it."
 

Stephen A. Crockett Jr.'s recommendations can be viewed through Kanopy, the popular on-demand video service available in the Library’s goDigital offerings. Library cardholders can stream six movies a month on any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV (4th generation and up), Chromecast or Roku.