Jenkins discusses his artistic inspirations, how he’s developed his cinematic voice, and more.
It was clear that current issues and events had a significant impact on the programming decisions.
If Beale Street Could Talk is at its most potent in the scenes where human frailty and the specter of injustice come more elliptically to the surface.
Moonlight’s unlikely success hopefully implies that the world has yet to slide entirely down a rabbit hole of unbridled bigotry.
If the cutoff music begins to play, we hope La La Land director Damien Chazelle hauls off and just starts scatting.
The acting in Moonlight elevates the clichés of Barry Jenkins’s script into something approaching lived truth.