J.M. Harper is a director and documentarian. His latest work is editing the Emmy-nominated feature documentary on Kanye West for Netflix called Jeen-yuhs (Sundance 2022). His short film Don’t Go Tellin’ Your Momma won both Jury Awards at the 2021 Sundance Film (Non-Fiction) Festival and SXSW Film Festival (Fiction). He’s currently directing a feature documentary about rap lyrics and the U.S. criminal justice system. His work has been featured on the Criterion Collection, PBS Independent Lens, AdWeek, Vimeo Staff Picks and the Guggenheim Museum.