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Appreciating Diversity Film Series: I Am Not Your Negro

November 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Free

I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words as read by actor Samuel L. Jackson. Alongside a flood of rich archival material, the film draws upon Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assassinations of his close friends, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., to bring an eloquent, personal perspective to the current racial narrative in America.

Raoul Peck’s Oscar-nominated documentary is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. Ultimately, by confronting the deeper connections between the lives and assassinations of these three leaders, Baldwin and Peck have produced a work that challenges the very definition of what America stands for.

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Date:
November 28, 2018
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://diversityfilmseries.wordpress.com/