Director: Barry Jenkins.
Cast: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris.
117 minutes, USA, 2018.
Barry Jenkins follows up his Oscar Best Picture-winning Moonlight (2016) with the heart-breaking romantic drama based on James Baldwin’s novel of the same name.
Tish (KiKi Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James), lovers in ‘70s Harlem, life is derailed, when Fonny is falsely accused of a crime. Jenkins has crafted a beautiful lyrical tale of joy, community and love alongside tumultuous pain.
Toronto International Film Festival 2018.
Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal 2018.
New York Film Festival 2018.
London Film Festival 2018
Mar del Plata Film Festival 2018 Winner Audience Award.
National Board of Review, USA 2018 Winner Best Supporting Actress Regina King and Best Adapted Screenplay Barry Jenkins.
“Barry Jenkins’s latest shows him to be our most clear-eyed chronicler of love.”
– Cameron Bailery, Toronto Internatianal Film Festival 2018.
“Given the film’s unabashed belief in love, it’s satisfying to feel so much while watching it. Sensorily and emotionally, it’s an almost overwhelming experience.”
– Bemjamin Lee, The Guardian.
Attendance at a single Screening €8 or Concession €6 on the door.