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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (94 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kino Lorber Edu, 2016.

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Originally produced by Kino Lorber Edu in 2016.
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An Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends--Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only thirty completed pages of his manuscript. Now, in his incendiary new documentary, master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and flood of rich archival material. I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond. And, ultimately, by confronting the deeper connections between the lives and assassination of these three leaders, Baldwin and Peck have produced a work that challenges the very definition of what America stands for.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century.
Racism > United States.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights.
Civil rights movements.
Race relations.
Racism.
United States > Race relations.
United States.
Genre: Documentary films.

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