A man and a woman stand in front of a wall

Medicine for Melancholy

Wednesday Feb 5, 2020 7:30 PM This is a past program

A one-night stand between social activist Micah and affluent professional Joanne becomes complicated when the two spend the following day together, exploring their identities as twenty-something African Americans with different political and philosophical worldviews. Barry Jenkins’s first feature is gorgeous meditation on race, class, and identity, set against the backdrop of a dreamy, monochromatic San Francisco. (2008, dir. Barry Jenkins, 88 min.)

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