It’s been nearly ten months since Raoul Peck’s extraordinary documentary I Am Not Your Negro first hit theaters in the U.S, and it’s now been available on DVD and streaming services for a couple of months. For those who are unfamiliar, the film’s script is cobbled together from a book that James Baldwin started in the 1970s […]
Click here for reuse options! From Yemen to Haiti and everywhere in between, the poorest citizens are punished for unknown crimes. Raoul Peck, the Haitian filmmaker, opens his new film – Der Junge Karl Marx (2017) – in the forests of Prussia. Show More Summary
If you loved Raoul Peck's excellent, Oscar-nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro, or just remain continuously fascinated by James Baldwin's extraordinary life, this will surely be of interest: On Thursday evening, the Schomburg Center...Show More Summary
As a professional film critic in addition to being a lauded author, James Baldwin saw cinema as having a very important role in and effect on society -- and it's an outlook that is very much represented in director Raoul Peck's documentary I Am Not Your Negro.
New on Blu-ray “I Am Not Your Negro” (Magnolia DVD, $26.98; Blu-ray, $29.98; also available on VOD) One of the most popular documentaries to hit art-house theaters in years, Raoul Peck’s provocative, probing “I Am Not Your Negro” turns an abandoned James Baldwin writing project into a far-reaching...
It’s more than half a century since the civil rights movement emerged in the United States and yet 42 per cent of Americans say they personally worry a “great deal” about race relationstoday. The documentary ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ explores the history of racism through the eyes of the late author James Baldwin.
Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro delivers brutally honest polemics about white America from James Baldwin. The post A James Baldwin Documentary Raises Questions About America that May Never Be Answered appeared first on Hyperallergi...
Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro is a documentary framed around the words of “Remember This House,” the unfinished manuscript of James Baldwin’s proposed memoir about the civil rights era and his relationships with three slain leaders of the movement—Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Medgar Evers. Show More Summary
Raoul Peck speaks about how his Academy Award-nominated documentary on gay writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin could not be more contemporary.
In one of the final scenes of “Moonlight,” actors Trevante Rhodes, who plays “Black,” and Andre Holland. who plays “Kevin,” sit and talk at a diner after not seeing each other for years. Credit: Photo by David Bornfriend, courtesy of...Show More Summary
'The late James Baldwin was one of the most influential African-American writers to emerge during the civil rights era. During the late 1950s and 1960s, he traveled through the South and addressed racial issues head on. Haitian-bornShow More Summary
This year's documentary feature nominees are a particularly news-centric bunch, with four out of the five tackling the subjects of current furious worldwide debate. Ava DuVernay's 13th, Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro and Ezra Edelman's...Show More Summary
We talk with Raoul Peck, the director of “I Am Not Your Negro,” a documentary centered on Mr. Baldwin.
AP Photo/Dave Pickoff James Baldwin at his home in New York on June 3, 1963. T o watch Raoul Peck’s magisterial I Am Not Your Negro in these early weeks of the Trump presidency is a bracing experience. I confess I had not thought aShow More Summary
Raoul Peck relied solely on the words of Baldwin for his Oscar-nominated documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro.”
Filmmaker Raoul Peck has been working on the adaptation of the Oscar-nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro for a decade, and as Peck recently explained on MTV News’s “The Stakes” podcast, Peck’s interest in James Baldwin was sparked as a teenager. Baldwin’s writing has been a constant guide for Peck throughout his life, and... Read more »
Raoul Peck, the director of "I Am Not Your Negro," worked on James Baldwin's writing for 30 years, and the movie for a decade. "The film was always experimenting with real feelings, with real stuff.... Each layer you add has a consequence. This is what I call montage filmmaking."
'James Baldwin’s final and unfinished project Remember This House was an effort to capture the lives of three of his closest friends, all assassinated: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the manuscript Baldwin never finished in his Oscar-nominated documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro". Show More Summary
'I Am Not Your Negro' director Raoul Peck links Baldwin’s ideas to issues still surrounding race and poverty in America today.
'James Baldwin died in 1987, but his quiet rage speaks eloquently to our times. In the Oscar-nominated documentary “I Am Not Your Negro," director Raoul Peck creates a film essay from Baldwin’s words, using footage from past and present with narration by the actor Samuel Jackson. Show More Summary