Articles tagged raoul peck

‘I Am Not Your Negro’, in Wide Release Today, Is Endlessly Relevant and Particularly Urgent

As this documentary presents James Baldwin's resistance, we might now take heart in it and also borrow from it.

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Rage Plus Time Equals Prophecy: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

James Baldwin’s requiem for three Civil Rights martyrs is also a letter addressed to future America and its “vast, unthinking, cruel white majority.”

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James Baldwin’s Resounding Words in ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

As James Baldwin reminds us, "History is not the past, it is the present. We carry our history with us. We are our history."

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Profit and Nothing But! / A Grin Without a Cat / Diamonds and Rust - PopMatters Film Review
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At their best, documentaries can offer revelatory vistas of neglected worlds. These films offer singular perspectives -- they make journalism and artistic expression seem inextricable.

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Lumumba (2001)

In 'Lumumba', the protagonist is perpetually caught between wanting to change everything all at once, and wanting to assert his own power and to establish his right to it.

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The Romantic Nightmare in Alfred Döblin's 'Bright Magic'

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"The stories in this collection are circular, puzzling; they often end as cruelly as they do quietly, the characters and their journeys extinguished with poisonous calm.

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