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I Am Not Your Negro ()


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Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

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  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 49 nominations.
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Narration (voice)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Medgar Evers ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Paul Weiss ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
H. Rap Brown ...
Himself - Black Panther Party (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Leander Perez ...
Himself - White Citizens Council (archiveFootage)
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Various Roles (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Various Roles (archiveFootage)
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Frank Flannagan (archiveFootage)
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John 'Joker' Jackson (archiveFootage)
Clinton Rosemond ...
Tump Redwine (clip from They Won't Forget (1937)) (archiveFootage)
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Bonnie (archiveFootage)
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Gillespie (archiveFootage)
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Ray Biddle (archiveFootage)
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Ann Darrow (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Herself (archiveFootage)
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Exodus (clip from The Monster Walks (1932)) (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Kenneth Clark ...
Himself (clip from The Negro and the American Promise (1963)) (archiveFootage) (as Dr. Kenneth Clark)
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Himself
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Richard (clip from I Ain't Gonna Open That Door (1947)) (archiveFootage)
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Herself (archiveFootage)
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Herself
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Ariane Chavasse (archiveFootage)
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Himself - Head of the FBI (archiveFootage)
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Narrator french version (voice) (as Joey Starr)
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Herself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Herself
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Ringo Kid (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
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Marshal Curley Wilcox (clip from Stagecoach (1939)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Delilah Johnson (clip from Imitation of Life (1934)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Dorothy Black ...
Peola Johnson age 10 (clip from Imitation of Life (1934)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Earl Bostic ...
Himself (clip from I Ain't Gonna Open That Door (1947)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Herbert Wilkes (clip from The Monster Walks (1932)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Himself (clip from Chiquita Banana commercial) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Hatfield (clip from Stagecoach (1939)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Edie Johnson (clip from No Way Out (1950)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Norma Drew ...
Teacher (clip from Imitation of Life (1934)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Gladys Hotchkiss (clip from The Pajama Game (1957)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Himself (clip from The Gong Show (1976)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Native Chief (clip from King Kong (1933)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Uncle Tom (clip from Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Lena Younger (clip from A Raisin in the Sun (1961)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Doc Josiah Boone (clip from Stagecoach (1939)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Mr. Shelby (clip from Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Tom Farnham (clip from Lullaby of Broadway (1951)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Mrs. Shelby (clip from Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Mrs. Lucy Mallory (clip from Stagecoach (1939)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Adolph Hubbell (clip from Lullaby of Broadway (1951)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Tillie (clip from Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Simon Legree (clip from Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Dallas (clip from Stagecoach (1939)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Bob (clip from Dance, Fools, Dance (1931)) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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Raoul Peck ... (directed by)

Written by

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James Baldwin ... (writings)
 
Raoul Peck ... (scenario)

Produced by

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Joëlle Bertossa ... co-producer (coproduced by)
Rémi Grellety ... producer (produced by)
Hébert Peck ... producer (produced by)
Raoul Peck ... producer (produced by)
Patrick Quinet ... co-producer (coproduced by)
Audrey Rosenberg ... consulting producer
Amy Shatsky-Gambrill ... supervising producer

Music by

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Alexei Aigui ... (music composed by)

Cinematography by

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Henry Adebonojo ... director of photography
Bill Ross IV ... director of photography (as Bill Ross)
Turner Ross ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Alexandra Strauss ... (edited by)

Editorial Department

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Pauline Archange ... assistant editor
Peter Bernaers ... colorist
Natalie James ... assistant editor
Clesca Karim-Daniel ... assistant editor
Jonathan Liebert ... digital cinema mastering
Aldo Mulone ... assistant colorist
Veerle Zeelmaekers ... colorist

Makeup Department

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Jacen Bowman ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Desirée Jellerette ... production manager

Sound Department

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Dominic Bartolini ... audio description mixer
Sabrina Calmels ... assistant sound editor: VF
David Gerain ... sound recordist
David Gillain ... re-recording mixer / sound designer
Simon Jamart ... sound recordist
Valérie Le Docte ... sound editor
Ivaylo Natzev ... voiceover recordist
Philippe van Leer ... foley artist

Camera and Electrical Department

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Nathan Buffaloe ... key grip
Trevor Cohen ... digital imaging technician
John Guillen ... key grip
Matt Radican ... electrician

Casting Department

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Kinyarda Wright ... casting associate

Other crew

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Prudence Arndt ... Archive Producer
Marie-Hélène Barbéris ... senior archivist
Jackie Bazan ... education consultant / publicist
Clare Chambers ... project manager
Louise Cousins ... Creative Director
Ellie Gibbons ... Acquisitions Manager UK for Altitude
Michael Raisler ... executive for Cinereach
Karen Shatzkin ... legal services
Emmanuel Van Melkebeke ... legal counsel
Bernard Vander Donckt ... administrateur de production

Thanks

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Nathalie Geoffroy ... thanks

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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 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 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. Written by Jwelch5742

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Taglines In "Remember This House" Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished -a radical narration about race in America, through the lives and assassinations of three of his friends: Martin Luther King Jr., Medgar Evers and Malcolm X. using only the writer's original words. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Je ne suis pas votre nègre (France)
  • Remember This House (United States)
  • Я вам не негр (Russia)
  • I am not your negro (Finland)
  • Ben Senin Zencin Değilim (Turkey, Turkish title)
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  • 93 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The film is based on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript of 30 pages for a novel which has never before been released to the public. The film, in a way, "finishes" this work by incorporating other interviews and writings by Baldwin and expanding on the themes through archival footage See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Oscars (2017). See more »
Soundtracks The Ballad of Birmingham See more »
Quotes James Baldwin: Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it has ben faced. History is not the past. It is the present. We carry our history with us. We are our history. If we pretend otherwize we literally are ciminals.
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