Malcolm X

New on DVD for May 2

New on DVD for May 2

This week's new DVD offerings include a first-rate documentary and a top foreign film.

"I Am Not Your Negro"; 3.5 stars: Documentary maker Raoul Peck used 30 pages of a James Baldwin manuscript, written before the author's death in 1987, to create an Oscar-nominated film that looks at what the filmmaker believes Baldwin's book would have been.

"I Am Not Your Negro" mixes Baldwin's words with news photos and film footage to offer a complete look at the short but influential lives of three men: Malcolm X, Medgar Evers and Martin Luther King Jr.

"The Salesman"; 3.5 stars: The Iranian film that picked up an Oscar this year as best foreign...

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