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I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

A Feature film by Raoul Peck

Produced by Velvet Film

Release in France : 10/05/2017

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Arte France

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In I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, entirely narrated with the words of James Baldwin, via his personal appearances and the text of his final and unfinished book project, the award-winning director Raoul Peck goes back to the tragic deaths of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King and Medgar Evers to bring a powerful clarity on how the image (and reality) of Blacks in America today is fabricated and enforced. Narrated by Award-winning actor Samuel L. Jackson




Audience Award for Best Documentary
Toronto International Film Festival
Chicago International Film Festival
Hamptons Film Festival

Best Documentary Feature Award
Philadelphia Film Festival

Best Writing
IDA Creative Recognition Award


Gotham Independent Film Awards (Ceremony on Nov. 28)
Best Documentary

IDA Award nominations (Ceremony on Dec. 9)
Best Feature
 ABC News VideoSource (Best Archival)

Cinema Eye Honors (Ceremony on Jan. 11)
Outstanding Achievement in

Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Original Music Score
Audience Award Prize


« One of the best movies you are likely to see this year »
Manohla Dargis, New York Times

« Uneasy but unforgettable viewing »
Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter

« Transcendent. A meditation on the prophetic brilliance of James Baldwin »
Owen Gleiberman, Variety

« A cinematic séance and one of the best movies about the civil rights era ever made »
The Guardian

« What Peck produces is a film that defies description and even criticism »

« ’I Am Not Your Negro’ uses words as weapons and images as pure power »

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Full credits (10)

Executive Producers :

Rémi Grellety, Raoul Peck

Foreign Producer :

Patrick Quinet

Directors of Photography :

Henry Adebonojo, Bill Ross, Turner Ross

Press Attaché (film) :

Viviana Andriani

Animation :

Michel Blustein

Screenwriters :

Raoul Peck, James Baldwin

Voice :

Joey Starr

Sound recordists :

Valérie Le Docte, David Gillain

Editor :

Alexandra Strauss

Music Composer :

Alexei Aigui

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Feature film

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France, United States, Belgium, Switzerland

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1 h 33 min

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Dolby 5.1

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News (13)

Festival Selections (10)

Delegations (3)