I Am Not Your Negro
(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter
Synopsis:
Documentary. Excerpts from James Baldwin's writings and his unfinished manuscript 'Remember This House' recount the Civil Rights Movement and the history of racism in America.

Content Elements:
Frequent use of vulgar expressions and ethno-cultural slurs in historical and documentary contexts
Frequent depictions of and references to weapons and hand-to-hand violence, many in policing and civil unrest contexts – little blood, some detail; frequent depictions of corpses, some in a lynching context – some detail
Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a western context – brief breast nudity, little detail
Frequent depictions of tobacco use in a historical context


Thematic Elements:
Race relations in America
Activism and identity
The life of a public intellectual


Classification Rationale:
Rated PG for offensive language, violence, and mature subject matter in historical and documentary contexts

Classification Date:
02/14/2017