Home > Blogs > Post Content

MAGNOLIA PICTURES RELEASED BRAND NEW TRAILER FOR "I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO" (559 hits)

(ATLANTA, GA) 
January 5, 2017: Today, Magnolia Pictures released a brand new trailer for their latest documentary I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, which was just recently shortlisted for the Oscars: http://variety.com/2016/film/news/oscars-2017-documentaries-oj-made-in-america-weiner-1201935061/, and recently nominated for an NAACP Image Award for "Best Documentary": http://www.naacp.org/latest/naacp-image-award-nominations-announced/. Staying true to the boldness of James Baldwin, this new trailer speaks volumes on truth and justice!

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends-Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only thirty completed pages of this manuscript.

Now, in his incendiary new documentary, master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. 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 these three leaders, Baldwin and Peck have produced a work that challenges the very definition of what America stands for.
Posted By: Tanisha LaVerne Grant
Thursday, January 5th 2017 at 3:48PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
SERENA WILLIAMS, SIMONE BILES, AND CANDACE PARKER NOMINATED FOR ESPY AWARDS
OWN'S QUEEN SUGAR SEASON 2 PREMIERE TACKLES THE STATE OF BLACK WOMEN, GENDER, CELEBRITY, AND POLICE BRUTALITY
TV ONE PREMIERES TWO ORIGINAL FILMS DURING 21ST ANNUAL AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL
GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SINGER/SONGWRITER INDIA ARIE RETURNS WITH THE RELEASE OF NEW EP “SONGVERSATION: MEDICINE
TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT COVERS THE RED CARPET AT THE 12TH ANNUAL APOLLO SPRING GALA
TUNE IN TONIGHT TO GAME 4 TO SEE THE EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE OF MARVEL STUDIOS "BLACK PANTHER" TRAILER!
CASSIUS' RELEASES JUNE DIGITAL COVER FEATURING 30 ICONIC FIGURES ATTENDING "THE FIRST SUPPER"
ALL DEF DIGITAL AND RUSSELL SIMMONS TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCE "ROMEO IS BLEEDING"
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home
Sponsored Content Create an Ad
Follow Us!
Link To Us!
Do you have a website? Link to HBCU Connect!