WorldCat Identities

Ellis, Aunjanue

Works: 77 works in 235 publications in 4 languages and 12,461 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  History  Musical films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical television programs  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Aunjanue Ellis
Most widely held works by Aunjanue Ellis
The birth of a nation by Nate Parker( Visual )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom
Ray by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven. Inspired by his mother who insisted he make his own way, he found his calling at the keyboard. 'Ray' follows as he overcomes drug addiction while becoming one of the country's most beloved performers
Gifted hands : the Ben Carson story by Ben Carson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, who overcame problems in school and obstacles in life to become a world-renowned neurosurgeon. His lifelong journey led him to become director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, a bestselling author, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Includes behind-the-scenes, and featurettes
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero, Ernie Davis. Rising from humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football's greatest honor-the Heisman Trophy
Men of honor by Hoyt Cleveland Tillman( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born In 1931 to sharecropper parents, Carl Brashear decides to join the Navy. After watching the heroics of Billy Sunday, the White son of a sharecropper, Carl determines to become the Navy's first African-American diver. At the Bayonne, N.J., divers' training camp, Sunday is his instructor, and Brashear must endure hazing that verges on murderous. With Sunday and the camp's commander dead set against Brashear's graduating, he will have to use his physical prowess and steely determination to see him through. Carl and Billy's paths cross again when each needs rehabilitation - one from an injury, the other from bitterness
Freedomland by Samuel L Jackson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a housing project cop who's respected for keeping the peace and being fair with the residents, Lorenzo Council stumbles onto the case of an apparent carjacking and child abduction one night that throws the projects into turmoil. But there's something strange in the details Brenda Martin slowly brings to light regarding her abductor and her missing child. The criminal investigation into the alleged kidnapping ignites long-simmering racial tension between two neighboring New Jersey towns
The book of Negroes( Visual )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, this recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England
Undercover brother( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undercover Brother uses gadgets and disguises to steal from the rich and give to the poor. His activities are discovered by the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., a spy organization devoted to subverting The Man and his henchman, Mr. Feather, who use their power over the media to demean black people and destroy racial unity. The spy organization is run by The Chief. When a popular black political figure calls a press conference, presumably to announce his presidential candidacy, he instead announces that he's opening a chain of fried chicken restaurants. The agency rightly suspects foul play
Lovely & amazing( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bittersweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses"--Container
Quantico( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television's most riveting mystery unfurls against a backdrop of steamy seduction, maddening conspiracies and nerve-shattering suspense. Alex Parrish is one of a diverse group of young recruits at the FBI Quantico Base. Despite intriguing personal secrets and complicated pasts, Alex and her fellow "NATs" (New Agents In Training) are the best, brightest, most thoroughly vetted candidates in the U.S., so it seems impossible that one of them could be a traitor
The resident by Antti J Jokinen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and terror in every room as Juliet gets the unnerving feeling that she is not alone
Game of death by Thomas Bornot( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcus, a Secret Ops agent, is sent to Detroit to eliminate an arms dealer and take out the hedge fund that has been financing him. Unfortunately, his CIA backup has other plans and decides to turn on him. When they end up in the same hospital it will be a fight for survival
The caveman's valentine( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeless and misunderstood, Juliard-trained piano genius, Romulus, finds a frozen corpse outside his Manhattan cave. Romulus risks his remaining sanity to prove who committed the murder for the sake of justice
Brother to brother by Rodney Evans( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly man, poet Bruce Nugent, meets a young, black, gay artist struggling to find his voice. Together they embark on a journey through Nugent's inspiring past
Cover( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valerie Maas is a devoted, churchgoing wife and mother whose faith is shattered when she discovers that her husband Dutch is living a secret double life. And when she's subsequently arrested for the murder of a famous singer who has a big secret of his own, Valerie is as shocked as anyone-- she's the last person anyone would suspect would do such a thing. But she may actually have the best motive of all and an assistant D.A. with an election to win is determined to prove she's guilty-- even if he's wrong
Abducted : the Carlina White story( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August of 1987, new parents Joy White and Carl Tyson took their 19-day-old daughter Carlina to Harlem Hospital in New York with a high fever. Ann Pettway, who had suffered a series of miscarriages and was desperate for a child of her own, posed as a hospital nurse and walked out of the hospital with Carlina hidden from view. While Joy and Carl desperately searched for their daughter over the years, Pettway was raising Carlina in Bridgeport, Connecticut, a mere 45 miles from New York City. As Carlina grew older, she began to suspect Pettway was not her birth mother and launched her own investigation
Racing for time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guard at a teen correctional facility who saw the cycle of destructive choice and racial tensions between female teen offenders, decides to do something about it. He gathered African-American, Latina, and white teens, and put together a multi-racial track team behind the bars of the detention center. The experience of belonging to his track team not only broke down the racial divides between the young women, but transformed them, putting them on a path to change their lives
Money Matters by R. A Vernon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving and intimate film that follows Monique 'Money' Matters caught at the brink of adolescence. Her relationship with her mother is far from stable and depicts the struggle between a young mother and daughter who both come of age together. Sharp and candid dialogues blur the roles of parent and child, revealing a family secret magnified by pain and years of regret
John John in the sky( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten year old with a fascination for airplanes grows up in a home with an abusive father. He decides to enlist the help of a mildly retarded friend to help him build an airplane so that he can fly his mother to the hippie commune she so desperately desires to join. Just before the plane is complete, the child's mother makes a bold decision and drives the two of them to California. The friend decides to test the plane anyhow and crashes. The child returns to his hometown as an adult to see whatever became of his friend and his father
Romeo and Juliet in Harlem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in modern day Harlem this vibrant and energetic film adaptation of William Shakespeare's timeless love story has a complete 'cast of color' and stays true to the original language and storyline
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.10 for Freedomlan ... to 0.31 for Romeo and ...)

Gifted hands : the Ben Carson story
Gifted hands : the Ben Carson storyUndercover brotherBrother to brother
Alternative Names
Aunjanue Ellis actrice américaine

Aunjanue Ellis actriz estadounidense

Aunjanue Ellis Amerikaans actrice

Aunjanue Ellis amerikansk skådespelare

Aunjanue Ellis amerikansk skodespelar

Aunjanue Ellis amerikansk skuespiller

Aunjanue Ellis attrice statunitense

Aunjanue Ellis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Ellis, Aunjanue L.

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