Producer Hébert Peck will attend the screening of his film “I Am Not Your Negro” this Friday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. and be available for a Q & A immediately following. His Oscar-nominated film is being sponsored as part of the Black History Month celebration by the Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs in conjunction with the SOMA Film Festival and SOMA Action.
“I Am Not Your Negro”
Friday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m.
60 Woodland Rd.
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Hébert Peck, Jr. built his career on public broadcasting, social issue video and documentary filmmaking.
He co-produced and narrated the documentary film “Fatal Assistance” and the Oscar-nominated “I Am Not Your Negro.” He produced eight seasons of Philadelphia Stories, a 10-hour series of documentaries and short films for public television MiND TV. His award winning “Little Hébert” aired on PBS and screened internationally. Peck managed the operations of The Scribe Video Center in Philadelphia where he facilitated the production of more than 50 film/video documentaries.
He served on the board of The Alliance for Media Arts and Culture and on an advisory capacity in such areas as film and video for the Rockefeller Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Peck also oversees the Rutgers University Television Network (RU-tv), teaches Television Production as an adjunct faculty and runs Orélus Media, a production and media consulting company.