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
8.2.18
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
1.4.18
News

barry jenkins made some trill chopped and screwed grizzly bear remixes

We’ll be very surprised if someone blasts this from their Cadillac on 22s.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.13.17
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
7.10.17
News

'moonlight' fans want the new crayola crayon named 'chiron'

Because "black boys look blue in the moonlight."
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.2.17
News

a miami street has been renamed in honor 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," according to a Miami commissioner.
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

barry jenkins of 'moonlight' to judge an elton john music video contest

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
1.11.17