Portrait of a Black Man

Director, Morgan Cooper, collaborates with Black Archives, to create a visual portrait of black male frustrations using archival audio. Voices like James Baldwin and Tupac paint the picture in our ears of what we see in the visuals.

Production Description & Details

Dedicated to my hero, John Lewis.

PORTRAIT OF A BLACK MAN, in collaboration with Black Archives, a platform that focuses on the preservation and celebration of black life through archival photography and film.

Website: blackarchives.co/

IG: @blackarchives.co / @cooperfilms / @rufus.burns

Words by Tupac Shakur, James Baldwin & Martin Luther King Jr.

Starring Rufus Burns

Director / DP / Editor / Sound Design: Morgan Cooper

Music by Zane Callister

Additional piano by Ryan Lee

Post Sound Mix / Additional Sound Design: Ben Freer

Color: Tyler Roth, Company 3