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Director Barry Jenkins on adapting James Baldwin's work

Clip: 01/22/2019 | 7m 5s

The film “If Beale Street Could Talk” is nominated for three Academy Awards, including best supporting actress and best adapted screenplay. Director Barry Jenkins previously drew critical acclaim for his work on the 2017 best picture, “Moonlight.” He sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss the process of adapting James Baldwin’s work to the screen.

Aired: 01/22/19

Rating: NR

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