10 Most Profitable Independent Black Films

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PAID IN FULL

Produced by Damon Dash’s Roc-A-Fella Films, Paid in Full was based on true events that occurred in Harlem, NY during the rise of the crack epidemic in the early 80s. Independently shot by first-time director Charles Stone III, the completed film was distributed by Miramax in 2002 in over 200 theatres nationwide and had an impressive $1.3 million opening weekend. The final domestic box office numbers were just over $3 million.

PAID IN FULL

Produced by Damon Dash’s Roc-A-Fella Films, Paid in Full was based on true…