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Directed by: Barry Jenkins

2016 | USA | 111 minutes | Rated R


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Saturday, March 18, 2017, 7pm

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, Moonlight is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Barry Jenkins’s staggering, singular vision is profoundly moving in its portrayal of the moments, people, and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are.

"Moonlight is both a disarmingly, at times almost unbearably personal film and an urgent social document, a hard look at American reality and a poem written in light, music and vivid human faces." - A.O. Scott, The New York Times

"This is a humane movie, one that's looking to prompt empathy and introspection most of all. On those terms, Moonlight is one of the year's most gripping viewing experiences." - David Sims, The Atlantic

Best Picture Winner, Academy Awards 2017

Best Supporting Actor Winner (Mahershala Ali), Academy Awards 2017

Best Motion Picture Winner, Golden Globes 2017

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