ALC ALIF Film Club: I am Not Your Negro

ALC-ALIF Film Club: I am Not Your Negro
Saturday, July 1 at 3 PM in Room 6

 

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 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 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished.

ALC ALIF Film Club: La La Land

ALC-ALIF Film Club: La La Land
Saturday, June 24 at 3 PM in Room 6

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.