Bigscreen brings Black Cinema to the Oculus Quest 2 with 14 free films

Bigscreen is introducing Black Cinema as a new movie category to celebrate Black History Month.

What you need to know

  • Bigscreen’s newest movie category celebrates Black films.
  • Users can watch 14 ad-supported films for free with friends, along with live broadcasts of Selma.
  • Available films include Night Catches Us, The Long Walk Home, Southside With You, and more.

Bigscreen is celebrating Black History Month by introducing a new Black Cinema category, which is a collection of films now available to users „to commemorate the accomplishments of African Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.“ The films are now available on-demand through PlutoTV and include the following:

  • Night Catches Us
  • The Long Walk Home
  • The Pruitt-Igoe Myth
  • St. Louis Superman
  • Silverain
  • Sincerely, Brenda
  • For Ahkeem
  • Muhammad Ali Life of a Legend
  • Cover
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Southside With You
  • Jackie Brown
  • Broken Ceiling
  • Mandela

Additionally, Bigscreen is hosting live screenings of Selma throughout the month of February. This critically acclaimed film from Ava DuVernay depicts the Martin Luther King Jr.-led march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to fight for voting for the rights of Black Americans. The film is available to rent, but live screenings will be free and scheduled throughout the month.

For those of you not aware, Bigscreen is a virtual experience where friends can watch films together in a shared virtual space like a drive-in movie theater. It’s available on many of the best VR headsets like the Oculus Quest 2. We even have a cool guide on how to socialize with your friends on Bigscreen VR.

Oculus Quest 2

$299 at Amazon

The Oculus Quest 2 is the best wireless VR headset, with the ability to play games by itself like a console or hooked up to a PC for even more VR experiences.


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