Watch The Trailer For I Am Not Your Negro

Raoul Peck’s upcoming film tells the story of race in modern America through the lens of James Baldwin’s unfinished book, Remember This House.

January 05, 2017

Before his death in 1987, revolutionary author and critic James Baldwin was working on a book entitled Remember This House. Baldwin had outlined the book to his editor as a personal account of the lives and assassinations of his close friends Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Raoul Peck's upcoming film I Am Not Your Negro, which will be in theaters February 3, expands upon the 30-page manuscript that Baldwin left behind at the time of his death.

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"In his incendiary new documentary, master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished," a synopsis on the film's official website reads. "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."

Watch the trailer for Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro above.

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