‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Continues to Expand, Tops $6.6M (Solid for a Documentary) + Companion Book Released

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Bolstered by a 2017 Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary, Raoul Peck’s critically-acclaimed documentary “I Am Not Your Negro”, continues to expand its reach, marching its way up the all-time USA box office charts with a $6.6 million take so far, which is… Continue Reading

After Seeing ‘I Am Not Your Negro,’ Stream 1963 James Baldwin Documentary ‘Take This Hammer’ This Weekend

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WNET, America’s flagship PBS station (and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21), is making the groundbreaking 1963 documentary, “Take This Hammer,” available via Facebook Live on Friday, February 24 at 8 pm. This event marks the first time WNET will… Continue Reading

A Look at the 2017 Berlinale Panorama Section’s ‘In Focus: Reclaiming Black History’ Cinema Sidebar

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The 2017 Berlin International Film Festival kicked off yesterday, February 9, running through the 19th. Among the films selected to screen in its Panorama section, 2 prominent themes emerge among: “a fresh historically reflective approach to the history of black people… Continue Reading

Interview: Raoul Peck on His Oscar-Nominated ‘I Am Not Your Negro,’ Encountering James Baldwin & Confronting America (Premieres Feb. 3)

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In his spellbinding and heartbreaking Academy Award nominated film, “I Am Not Your Negro,” Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck examines the story that James Baldwin never finished writing. “Remember This House” was to be a sweeping narrative exploring the lives, journeys,… Continue Reading

Altitude Film Distribution Picks Up UK Rights to Raoul Peck’s James Baldwin Film, ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

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Following Magnolia Pictures pick-up of North American rights to Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck’s documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” – his long-in-development James Baldwin film – Altitude Film Distribution has done the same, acquiring UK rights to the feature documentary that made… Continue Reading