Raoul Peck




Raoul Peck is a director, screenwriter and producer. Born in Haiti, he was raised in Congo, in the US and in France. He then studied Economic Engineering at the TU Berlin and the DFFB Berlin.
Peck served as Haiti’s Minister of Culture in 1996 and 1997, and since 2010 he has been the president of La Fémis in Paris, the famous film and television school. In 2001, the Human Rights Watch Organization awarded him with the Irene Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award. He served as jury member at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, as well as jury member at the Berlinale in 2002.

Selected Filmography

2017    The Young Karl Marx

2016    I Am Not Your Negro, documentary – 2017 Oscar® nominee, Toronto IFF People’s Choice Best Documentary, selected at the 2017 Berlinale Panorama.

2014    Murder in Pacot [Meurtre à Pacot] – Toronto IFF 2014

2013    Fatal Assistance [Assistance mortelle], documentary – Berlinale 2013

2009    Moloch Tropical – Toronto IFF 2009 and Berlinale 2010

            L’école du pouvoir, a Canal+ film

2006    L’affaire Villemin, a ARTE-France 3 series

2005    Sometimes in April, a HBO series – AFI TV Program of the Year 2006, Berlinale 2005

2000    Lumumba – Cannes 2000

1994    Desounen: Dialogue with Death, documentary

1993    The Man on the Shore [L’homme sur les quais] – Cannes 1993

1990    Lumumba: Death of a Prophet, documentary

1988    Haitian Corner – Locarno Special Mention 1988