Black Is King

The voyages of Black families, throughout time, are honored in a tale about a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love and self-identity. His ancestors help guide him toward his destiny, and with his father’s teachings and guidance from his childhood love, he earns the virtues needed to reclaim his home and throne.

Available on Disney+


  • Genre

    Action & Adventure, Drama, Music, Discover Together

  • Runtime

    85 min

  • Section

    Discover Together

  • Release Year


  • Director

    Emmanuel Adjei, Blitz Bazawule, Beyoncé

  • Producer

    Blitz Bazawule, Beyoncé, Sylvia M. Zakhary

  • Cast

    Beyoncé, Lupita Nyong'o, Warren Masemola, Mary Twala, Nyaniso Dzedze, Nyaniso Ntsikelelo

  • Country