50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2017: 'Blade Runner,' 'Star Wars' and More

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'I Am Not Your Negro' (Feb. 3)

An unfinished James Baldwin book becomes a searing look at modern American race relations in Raoul Peck's provocative, no-holds-barred documentary. Samuel L. Jackson gives voice to the late author's essays and letters, sharing ruminations on the deaths of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, as well as articulating the alienation of African-Americans living in a country that often seems unwelcoming. Footage from the Sixties Civil Rights movement flows almost seamlessly into the modern Black Lives Matter era; it's a portrait of a struggle that feels perpetually – and frustratingly – ongoing. NM

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