John O'Connor Film Award Winner, Documentary: I Am Not Your Negro

Friday, January 5, 2018: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Congressional Room A (Omni Shoreham, West Lobby)

Raoul Peck, director; Rémi Grellety and Hébert Peck, producers (Velvet Film, 2016)

This Oscar-nominated documentary, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, is a stunning and eloquent portrayal of the life and words of African American writer James Baldwin, whose critique of American society in the 1970s remains relevant to the racial injustices of today.

Theresa E. Runstedtler, American University, will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterward.

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