Inspired by James Baldwin's short story, Sonny's Blues is an exploration in mood. The film chronicles a pivotal point in the relationship of two brothers trying to cross the chasm of silence and misunderstanding that separates them.

Sonny’s Blues was written and directed by Gregory Scott Williams, Jr for his 2nd year project while studying at NYU’s Graduate Film Program: produced by Seith Mann; starring Charles Parnell, Saul Williams and Gregory Scott Williams, Jr.; cinematography by Cybel Martin; featuring the music of Ray Charles and Gil Scott-Heron, with an original score by John Bickerton. Copyright 1999.

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…