Documentary film I Am Not Your Negro will be screened for the first time in Belgium at the Cinematek during the Brussels Art Film Festival on November 19th. Directed by Raoul Peck, the film explores the history of racism in the US from the civil rights movements to today’s #BlackLivesMater movement.
I Am Not Your Negro is a 2016 documentary film directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, Remember This House. Narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson, the film explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin’s reminiscences of civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr, as well as his personal observations of American history.
Screening: 19 November at 3pm
Cinematek, BAFF – Brussels Art Film Festival
I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck
USA, Switzerland, France, Belgium / 2017 / 93′ / VO EN st FR/NL
Production: Velvet Film, Close up Films, Artémis Productions, Arte, ITVS, RTS, RTBF
Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Awards
Art Film Award