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Charter Celebrates Black History Month With Movies That Entertain And Also Educate

Stocks in this article: CHTR

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter is offering a diverse list of movies On Demand to celebrate the significance of African-Americans in film and culture during Black History Month.  The collection is now available on Charter On Demand.


Some movies are about famous historical figures, human struggles, love, hate.  The ground-breaking television six episode miniseries "Roots" is among the months' selections.  All these films will entertain but in many cases, also educate. 

  • The Color Purple
  • Do the Right Thing
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back
  • Malcolm X
  • Roots (6 episodes)
  • The Help
  • The Wiz
  • Clara's Heart
  • Ali
  • Corrina, Corrina
  • Beloved
  • Lean on Me
  • Baggage Claim
  • Why Do Fools Fall in Love?

Charter customers can watch them by going to Channel 1, Choose "Movies" and then selection "Movie Collections". In markets that do not have a "Movie Collections" option, you can find your movies within the "New Release Movies" and "Movie Library" categories.

For more information about Charter On Demand, please visit:

The Color Purple © Warner Brothers Entertainment.  All Rights Reserved Do The Right Thing ©1998 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved. How Stella Got Her Groove Back © 1998 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Malcolm X © Warner Brothers Entertainment. All Rights Reserved Roots 6-Part mini-Series ® 1977 Warner Brothers Entertainment The Help ©2011 DREAMWORKS II DISTRIBUTION CO., LLC. All Rights Reserved The Wiz © 1978 Universal City Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Clara's Heart @ 1988 Warner Brothers Studio.  All Rights Reserved Ali © 2001 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved Corrina, Corrina © 1994 Warner Brothers Pictures All Rights Reserved Beloved © 1998 Walt Disney Pictures All Rights Reserved Lean on Me © 1989 Warner Brothers Entertainment All Rights Reserved Baggage Claim © 2013 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Why Do Fools Fall In Love © 1998 Warner Brothers Pictures All Rights Reserved

About Charter

Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®. Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at

SOURCE Charter Communications, Inc.

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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