After decades when the term â œblack filmâ  seemed to signal either a crime drama set in the â  hood or a lowbrow comedy, films featuring prosperous,
After decades when the term â œblack filmâ seemed to signal either a crime drama set in the â hood or a lowbrow comedy, films featuring prosperous, sophisticated black families are welcome. Successful, too: â œJumping the Broom,â a 2011rom-com set on the Vineyard starring Paula Patton and Laz Alonso. (Jonathan Wenk)