Raoul Peck in the Oscar-nominated "I'm Not Your Negro" talks about racial segregation, persecution and the fight for African American rights in the US. The director uses unpublished fragments of the unfinished book "Remember This House" by James Baldwin, the famous African-American novelist and essayist, and a rich collection of archival films and photos. In the film we will hear the voice of Samuel L. Jackson - the narrator of the story. "I'm Not Your Negro" received the BAFTA award in the Best Documentary Film category.
Raoul Peck is a Haitian-born director, writer and producer. He grew up in several countries - Congo, France, United States and Germany. He is a graduate of the Berlin Film and Television Academy (DFFB). He worked as Haiti's Minister of Culture, and taught at the prestigious La Fémis film school in Paris. He is the founder of the production company Velvet Film, which was founded in 1989. He was a jury member at the most important film festivals in the world such as Berlinale (2002) and Cannes (2012)