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Saturday, May 13, 2017
7:00 PM


Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema


$5 General Admission

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Doc Films



(Raoul Peck, 2016) · Thirty years after the death of James Baldwin, Raoul Peck resurrects his unfinished final manuscript for a vital examination of race in America. Deftly editing between black representation in media and archival footage ranging from the past to the present, Peck highlights how Baldwin's words (narrated by Samuel L. Jackson) still apply to society today.

Post-screening panel discussion with Jacqueline Stewart (Professor, Cinema and Media Studies, Paul Cato (Ph.D. Student, Social Thought), and Cecil McDonald, Jr. (2012-13 Arts + Public Life / Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture Artist-in-Residence).

Presented by Doc Films and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture.

runtime: 95m format: DCP

Tickets go on sale half an hour before each screening. Quarterly membership passes grant holders free entry to all general admission films and can be purchased at the theater.

General Admission: $5
Quarterly Membership: $30 ($28 if you present proof of membership from the previous quarter)

We currently accept cash, checks made out to Doc Films, and Visa and Mastercard at the theater. Additionally, you can purchase your season pass online at the UChicago Arts Box Office:

Doc Films is located in the Max Palevsky Cinema in Ida Noyes Hall at The University of Chicago (1212 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637). Persons with a disability who may need assistance can contact us by phone (773-702-8574)