Quick Look: According to their website "blackfilm.com’s mission is to promote and support diversity in filmmaking." Their Roku channel offers two types of viewing options: Free and Premium. The free option currently has a library of 30 ad-sponsored films. Titles include How 2 Build a Rapper (2008), The Gray Seasons (2011), Cookies & Cream (2008), and The Minority (2006). Premium access, for $3.99/month, adds 27 similar titles, removes ads, and streams in HD.
You can view the entire library of both the Free and Premium movies before signing up. Registration is very simple and can be done on the channel.
If you find this channel to be of interest you may want to take a look at UrbanPix.
-- Information is current as of April 8, 2015
Developer's Channel Description: Blackfilm.com brings you diversity in filmmaking and supports the Black film community by showcasing the works of independent filmmakers and actors of color. This channel showcases this diversity from all over the world, brings it together for your entertainment and enjoyment. Together with BIGSTAR, blackfilm.com will continue cultivating national and international films that promote artistic expression and will continue to bring them here for showcasing to you, our audience.
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: Movies & TV
DEVELOPER: BIGSTAR TV, Inc
FEES: Basic channel is Free, Premium membership $3.99/month subscription