Morgan Cooper‘s new film,‘Portrait of a Black Man’, was made in collaboration with Black Archives – a platform that focuses on the preservation and celebration of black life through archival photography and film. The piece features words by Tupac Shakur, James Baldwin & Martin Luther King Jr, and was awarded Vimeo Staff Pick. In recent months short films written, directed, and shot by Chromista’s Cooper have been selected for the Chicago, Atlanta, Pan-African, and Manchester film festivals. Last year Morgan Cooper’s short fan film ‘Bel-Air’, which he wrote and directed, based on the 1990’s sitcom ’The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ , became a viral sensation, having been shared across social media and receiving praise from celebrities such as Alyssa Milano and Will Smith.
Click image above to watch ‘Portrait of a Black Man’, and click here for a selection of MORGAN COOPER’s work.