Magazine article Screen International

Altitude Acquires James Baldwin Doc 'I Am Not Your Negro'

Magazine article Screen International

Altitude Acquires James Baldwin Doc 'I Am Not Your Negro'

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UK distributor Altitude Film Distribution has snapped up UK rights to Raoul Peck's feature doc, I Am Not Your Negro.

Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, the film reflects on race in America, tracking the lives and assassinations of writer James Baldwin's friends Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Medgar Evers.

The film recently won the Grolsch People's Choice Documentary Award at the Toronto International Film Festival and is based on Baldwin's notes for an unfinished novel Remember This House, described as "a meditation on what it means to be black in America."

The deal for the UK acquisition was negotiated by Ellie Gibbons of Altitude Film Entertainment with Elise Cochin from WIDE House on behalf of the filmmakers. Magnolia is releasing the film in North America.

The documentary is produced by Rémi Grellety, Raoul Peck and Hébert Peck. …

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