Part of the series Melancholy & Moonlight: The Poetic Vision of Barry Jenkins
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Barry Jenkins’s Academy Award–winning film follows Chiron from childhood to adulthood in Miami, offering a poetic exploration of a young man’s sexual and racial identity, a meditation on contemporary Black life, and “an act of resistance against a system that traffics in degrading, offensive images of black masculinity” (Manohla Dargis). (2016, dir. Barry Jenkins, 111 min.)
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