2019 Alumni

Expected to Attend: Director Smriti Mundhra, Sami Khan,  subject Bruce Franks Jr.

Bruce Franks Jr., a 34-year-old Ferguson activist and battle rapper who was elected to the overwhelmingly white and Republican Missouri House of Representatives, must overcome both personal trauma and political obstacles to pass a bill critical for his community. Courtesy of MTV.

Co-presented by Film FatalesNYWIFT & ROOFTOP FILMS


Short List: Shorts


Director: Smriti Mundhra, Sami Khan
Executive Producer: Sheila Nevins, Fiona Lawson-Baker
Producer: Smriti Mundhra, Sami Khan, Poh Si Teng
Cinematographer: Sami Khan, Chris Renteria
Editor: Faisal Azam
Music: Amanda Jones
Running Time: 25
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2019
Publicist: The 2050 Group
US Distributor: MTV Documentary Films