Based on a play by Tarell Alvin McCraney, the film, Moonlight, dramatically illustrates the reality of being a Black male in white America. This is the second film from director Barry Jenkins and his first in eight years. So far, the film has garnered eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay.
McCraney drew heavily from his own life and traumatic childhood when creating his characters. Students, especially those focusing on culture and ethnic studies will find the film touching and informative. Read more