I Am Not Your Negro

Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond. And, ultimately, by confronting the deeper connections between the lives and assassination of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., Baldwin and Peck have produced a work that challenges the very definition of what America stands for.

2016. 95 minutes. Documentary. PG-13.

“A combustible call to action, a masterful work of documentary cinema, and one of the most important films to come along in recent years.”

The Daily Beast

“A stirring meditation about being Black in America. Baldwin’s insights originate from 1979, but they still speak volumes.”


“It should be required viewing for all Americans.”

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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Special 3-film offer: I Am Not Your Negro, Whose Streets?, and Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am can all be purchased together for $15.

This Film Supports the Theater and the ACLU!

This film is provided by our distributor friends at Magnolia Pictures and will support the Michigan Theater Foundation. Half of all our proceeds will go directly to the ACLU of Michigan.

We encourage our audience to send their own donations to the ACLU and other great non-profit organizations in our area fighting for civil liberties.

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