The Films of Raoul Peck, Ranked

"Why should we continue to create images anyway? As a memento of lost battle? To leave something behind? For what future? How can you express the experience of a lifetime? Show a generation's failures? How can you narrate an irreversible history? What words? What images? To say for once something different. We have tried everything. Filmed everything. Explained everything. Yet the world has hardly changed. We have fought all the battles. Unearthed our heroes. Interrogated the hangmen. Confronted the powerful. Yet the world hasn't changed." - Profit & Nothing But! Or Impolite Thoughts on the Class Struggle (2001)

Raoul Peck's practice of détournement: Fatal Assistance (2013), I Am Not Your Negro (2016), The Young Karl Marx (2017)

"He’s (Raoul Peck) made…

  • Profit & Nothing But! Or Impolite Thoughts on the Class Struggle

    1

  • The Young Karl Marx

    2

  • Lumumba: Death of a Prophet

    3

  • Lumumba

    4

  • Sometimes in April

    5

  • The Man by the Shore

    6

  • Fatal Assistance

    7

  • Exterminate All the Brutes

    8

  • Moloch Tropical

    9

  • Desounen: Dialogue with Death

    10

  • Haitian Corner

    11

  • I Am Not Your Negro

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