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I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

IANYNI AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
A film by Raoul Peck
From the writings of James Baldwin
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson

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 his manuscript. I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO weiterlesen

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta ComptonMitte der 80er Jahre ist Compton, gelegen am Stadtrand von L.A., einer der gefährlichsten Orte der USA. Der Konflikt zwischen den rivalisierenden Gangs eskaliert zunehmend, der Handel mit Crack gehört zum Alltag und fast täglich sterben junge Afroamerikaner in den Straßen. Das als rassistisch bekannte Los Angeles Police Department greift hart durch und die Gewaltspirale dreht sich unaufhörlich weiter. Eine Thematik, die erschreckender Weise bis heute nichts an Aktualität verloren hat. Straight Outta Compton weiterlesen

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72nd Venice International Film Festival

72nd Venice International Film Festival
The 72nd Venice International Film Festival, organized by la Biennale di Venezia, will be held on the Lido of Venice from September 2nd to September 12th, 2015. The Festival is officially recognised by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations).

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. In addition to the sections mentioned in the following paragraphs, the Festival also organises retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema. 72nd Venice International Film Festival weiterlesen