Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin (2003)
A feature length documentary about the life and work of civil rights, peace and human rights activist Bayard Rustin. An ITVS project which was broadcast nationally on the PBS series POV and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2003. Screened at the Kennedy Center, at the United Nations, for members of the U.S. Congress, and as South African Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron’s celebrity choice screening at “Out in Africa 2008.”
Co-Producer: Mridu Chandra
Director/Producer: Nancy Kates & Bennett Singer
Executive Producer: Sam Pollard
Cinematographer: Bobby Shepard
The film won more than 25 international awards, including the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary and eight Best Documentary prizes.
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