Barry Jenkins

Film

barry jenkins: “there was a time when people assumed black people didn’t dream”

The ‘Moonlight’ director discusses dreams, memories and his latest film, an adaption of James Baldwin’s tale of love and injustice, ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’.
Joseph Walsh
2.6.19
News

watch the stunning new trailer for barry jenkins' 'if beale street could talk'

James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel gets an Oscar-worthy, on screen adaptation.
Nicole DeMarco
9.20.18
Film

watch the first trailer for barry jenkins's 'moonlight' followup

‘If Beale Street Could Talk' is adapted from James Baldwin's novel, a love story set in early 70s Harlem.
Hannah Ongley
8.3.18
News

barry jenkins live-tweeted ‘notting hill’ from an airplane

The 'Moonlight' director is a bigger fan of Julia Roberts than your mom is.
Hannah Ongley
1.7.18
News

our highlights from time’s most influential people of the year list

Rocky on Raff, Common on Chance and Jared on Alessandro. Icons sound off on the people who inspire them.
Wendy Syfret
4.21.17
News

a miami street has been renamed in honour of ‘moonlight’

Moonlight Way will not only celebrate the film, but highlight the “possible heights of success for students from underserved communities and dysfunctional family backgrounds.”
Wendy Syfret
4.20.17
Film

barry jenkins on moonlight, black identity and homosexuality

As Moonlight hits UK cinemas, we caught up with director Barry Jenkins to talk about making the best movie of the year.
Joseph Walsh
2.13.17
Music

moonlight director barry jenkins wants to see your homemade elton john music videos

Through YouTube’s Elton John: The Cut contest, the man behind the year’s best film (plus Beyoncé collaborator Melina Matsoukas and Dreamworks Animation’s CEO) will evaluate reimagined Elton videos created by up-and-coming filmmakers.
Emily Manning
1.12.17