St. Louis Superman

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

 

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.

For Your Consideration

 

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

“Inspiring”

– The New York Times

“Heartbreaking, triumphant and deeply inspiring”

– Forbes

“A deeply moving profile”

– Rogerebert.com

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"St. Louis Superman"

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.

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