Everyone Is Talking To Barry Jenkins But Our Interview Is The Best : Code Switch Just kidding. But seriously, "Moonlight," Jenkins' new film, is the movie of the moment. Gene talks with him about what it took to get the movie made, what it was like to film in the Miami projects where he grew up, and - yep - the theme of black masculinity.
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Everyone Is Talking To Barry Jenkins But Our Interview Is The Best

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Everyone Is Talking To Barry Jenkins But Our Interview Is The Best

Everyone Is Talking To Barry Jenkins But Our Interview Is The Best

Everyone Is Talking To Barry Jenkins But Our Interview Is The Best

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Just kidding. But seriously, "Moonlight," Jenkins' new film, is the movie of the moment. Gene talks with him about what it took to get the movie made, what it was like to film in the Miami projects where he grew up, and - yep - the theme of black masculinity.

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Alex Hibbert and Mahershala Ali, from a scene in "Moonlight.

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