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Moonlight

Moonlight

Barry Jenkins / US, 2016 / 111 min.

An Oscar for Best Film, seven Oscar nominations, dozens of awards: Moonlight received the highest accolades from both the critics and the audiences. An impressive record for a film whose theme is a far cry from mainstream Hollywood – the coming of age of a young black gay man in a crack-infested neighbourhood in Miami. The film’s insistence on the basic humanity of the characters, no matter where they’re from or what they do, struck a chord.  

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Director

Barry Jenkins

Production year

2016

Country

US

Original title

Moonlight

Length

111 min.

Language

English

Format

DCP

Part of

Black Light

Black Light highlights the representation of black identity in films, from 1920 to the present.

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Illustration Brian Elstak
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