James Baldwin

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
Culture

the best things to watch, see, and do this week

Your indispensable gui-De to leisure action in NYC, January 28 to February 3.
Nicole DeMarco
1.29.19
Art

a new exhibit celebrates the life of james baldwin

‘God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin,’ curated by Hilton Als, opens this week at the David Zwirner Gallery.
Nicole DeMarco
1.8.19
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
Culture

how paris pride and james baldwin shaped my experience of coming out

Embracing the dualities that come from being a queer person of color.
Prince Shakur
7.16.18
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
Film

the late, great james baldwin on what it means to be black in america today

The author’s unfinished book finds its voice in new documentary, 'I Am Not Your Negro.'
Colin Crummy
4.10.17
Music

morrissey was selling a very ill-advised james baldwin t-shirt

An exercise in tone-deafness and privilege.
Charlotte Gush
3.16.17