Film Spotlight: ‘Love Jones’

One of our most beloved films is Love Jones. It is seen as one of the more realistic romance films. It’s not one of those fairy tale films where everything goes perfectly. In fact, you wonder sometimes if love can overcome all, or even if the love is genuine at all. Love Jones has cemented itself as one of the iconic Black romance films.


Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they’ve got a “love thing” or are just “kicking it,” they hang out with their friend, talking about love and sex. Then Nina tests the strength of Darius’ feelings and sets a chain of romantic complications into motion.



Love Jones is available on DVD.


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