IndieWire Live: Barry Jenkins Will Take Your Questions in Instagram Live Video Interview
Published on Apr 15, 2020
IndieWire’s Instagram Live interview series will continue this week with Barry Jenkins, the Oscar winner behind “Medicine for Melancholy,” “Moonlight,” and “If Beale Street Could Talk.” Jenkins will discuss his career, his quarantine, and more with IndieWire executive editor and chief critic Eric Kohn on IndieWire’s official Instagram page beginning at 3pm Et on Thursday, April 16. Previous IndieWire Instagram Live sessions have featured interviews with Diego Luna, Ethan Hawke, Mark Duplass, and Rose McGowan.
Barry Jenkins broke onto the indie film scene in 2008 with his directorial debut “Medicine for Melancholy,” which world premiered at the SXSW Film Festival and was picked up for release by IFC Films. Jenkins’ follow-up “Moonlight’ arrived eight years later and became one of the most acclaimed indies of the decade. “Moonlight” won the Oscar for Best Picture, while Jenkins shared the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay with playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. IndieWire named
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Author: Zack Sharf