I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro is based on Remember This House, the unfinished manuscript by James Baldwin. The film explores the history of racism in the U.S., drawing on Baldwin's original writing on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. This film was nominated for an Academy Award and premiered on PBS’s Independent Lens in January 2018.



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Raoul Peck
New York, NY
TVPRG - ITVS subgrant


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