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I Am Not Your Negro


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I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro examines what it means to be black in America through the prism of James Baldwin’s unfinished novel, intended to be an account of the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. The film is all that and more, ultimately an exploration of America’s long, irrational relationship with race. Given access to the book proposal and the 30 pages Baldwin wrote, Raoul Peck (Lumumba) blends the author’s words with archival material to create what Manohla Dargis of the New York Times calls a film that is, “brilliantly edited, [and] moves across time and space seamlessly, insistently…”

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)


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Thursday, Feb. 9 2017, 7:30
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You'll spend a kaleidoscopic and transporting 90 minutes living inside James Baldwin's mind, coming thrillingly close to his existential perception of the hidden meaning of race in America.
... an unusual and striking cinematic biography with a specific mission: to show America through the eyes of an African-American, scattering shreds of hope amid horror, exasperation and disgust.

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