'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life After winning an Oscar in 2017 for Moonlight, director Barry Jenkins is back with If Beale Street Could Talk. This time, he adapts a James Baldwin novel for the screen.
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'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life

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'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life

'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life

'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life

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Tish (Kiki Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James) find their love obstructed by outside forces in If Beale Street Could Talk. Tatum Mangus /Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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Tish (Kiki Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James) find their love obstructed by outside forces in If Beale Street Could Talk.

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After winning an Oscar in 2017 for Moonlight, director Barry Jenkins is back with If Beale Street Could Talk. This time, he adapts a James Baldwin novel for the screen.

Show Notes:

What's making Stephen happy: Now Only by Mount Eerie

What's making Glen happy: Dating My Mother

What's making Aisha happy: Regina King in Beale Street, Regina Hall in Support the Girls

What's Making Linda happy: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

The audio was produced and edited by Vincent Acovino and Jessica Reedy.