Mississippi Masala (ABC Sunday at 11:30 p.m.)...

Mississippi Masala (ABC Sunday at 11:30 p.m.) is Mira Nair's bemused 1992 interracial romance, set in Mississippi and starring Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury.

George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (Bravo Monday at 9:30 a.m., again at 3 p.m.): George Stevens Jr.'s splendid 1984 homage to his distinguished director father.

Sparkle (Showtime Tuesday at 5:35 p.m.) is a vivid, unjustly neglected 1976 movie about a Supremes-like trio (Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, Dwan Smith).

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