11 october 2020 | 19:00 – 20:30 | Cinema Astra, Sala Turchese | Ticket: 5€

St. Louis Superman

With Bruce Franks Jr., director Sami Khan and Smriti Mundhra, producer Poh Si Teng

Screenings & Awards

By Smriti Mundhra e Sami Khan | USA, 28’
Original language with Italian subtitles

Bruce Franks Jr., a 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 critical bill for his community.

This Oscar-nominated short documentary will be screened for the first time in Italy. The film will be introduced remotely by Bruce Franks Jr., director Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, producer Poh Si Teng.