CineCulture, Filmworks present ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ March 10

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CineCulture, Filmworks present ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ March 10

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series and Fresno Filmworks will present two screenings of the Oscar-nominated documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the Tower Theatre (815 E. Olive Ave.). “I Am Not Your Negro” is a powerful reinvention of civil rights activist James Baldwin’s unfinished book, “Remember This House.” After the early screening, Fresno State panelists Thomas-Whit Ellis, Melissa Harris and Dr. Francine Oputa will lead a discussion. Ellis is a professor and theatrical director in the Department of Theatre Arts, Harris is a graduate student in the Department of Communication and Oputa is director of the Cross Cultural and Gender Center. From Haitian director and social activist Raoul Peck and narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, “I Am Not Your Negro” is rated PG-13 and is an hour and 35 minutes in length. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for students and seniors. Visit http://FresnoFilmworks.org for full details. INFO: Dr. Mary Husain at mhusain@csufresno.edu or visit the CineCulture website. See original press release.