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I Am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin documentary screening

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. 

It was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Awards and won the BAFTA Award for Best Documentary.

Wednesday, October 16 at 6:00pm

Education Administration Building (EAB), Marillac Auditorium
1 University Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63121-4400

Event Type

Arts, Entertainment and Culture

Target Audience

Faculty, Staff and Retirees, Alumni and Friends, General Public, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students

Group
UMSL Common Read
Department
Honors College
Contact Name

Kimberly Baldus

Contact Email

balduski@umsl.edu

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