Schultz (Christoph Waltz) and Django (Jamie Foxx)

With awards season gearing up and the holidays in full swing, it’s the perfect time to go to the movies.

African-Americans are playing a prominent role in some of the biggest films of the winter season and audiences have a vast array of options to choose from — whether it be acclaimed indies or blockbuster events.

Check out this slideshow of the top 10 film you shouldn’t miss before the new year.