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 a powerful adaptation.
Nicole DeMarco
9.21.18
News

barry jenkins live-tweeted notting hill from an airplane

The Moonlight director is a bigger fan of Julia Roberts than your mum is.
Hannah Ongley
1.5.18
News

barry jenkins made some trill chopped and screwed grizzly bear remixes

We don't think that many people will be riding low in their drop top banging Barry's new album.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.16.17
News

barry jenkins's moonlight follow-up is a james baldwin adaptation

Jenkins wrote the movie version of If Beale Street Could Talk before even attempting to secure the rights to it.
Hannah Ongley
7.11.17
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