St. Louis Superman Documentary

The new documentary “St. Louis Superman” is a portrait of Bruce Franks, Jr… a 34-year-old battle rapper, and Ferguson, Missouri activist turned-state representative from St. Louis.  This verite documentary follows Bruce at a critical juncture in his life. He’s forced to deal with the mental trauma he’s been carrying for nearly 30 years, ever since his 9-year-old brother was shot and killed in front of him.   It is a look at an issue that has played out across this nation.  Los Angeles, Baltimore, Washington, DC, New York and other places.  Incidents that spark civil unrest and activism.  This is a story about how we respond after that.

Resources: Bruce Franks, Jr. Social Media

MTV will broadcast the film on its network later this year.

Bruce Franks, Jr., Former Missouri State Representative, Activist

Poh Si Teng, Producer, “St. Louis Superman”, Commissioning Editor, “Witness Al Jazeera DC”

 

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