Acclaimed Haitian filmmaker and a political activist. His new film is The Young Karl Marx. His documentary I Am Not Your Negro just won the top documentary prize at the British Academy Film Awards, or BAFTA, on Sunday. It was also nominated for an Oscar in 2017. His previous films include Lumumba: Death of a Prophet, as well as Haiti: The Silence of the Dogs. Peck also briefly served as Haiti’s culture minister in the 1990s.