I Am Not Your Negro

Sechelt, Saturday November 24, 2018, 2:00 pm
Gibsons, Monday November 26, 2018, 7:30 pm

USA 2016, 93 min., documentary
Director:  Raoul Peck

This 2016 documentary film is 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 among many other international awards.

Sechelt Sponsor:  Strait Coffee
Gibsons Sponsor:  Carol Carr-Andersson