James Baldwin

Barry Jenkins: ‘People of colour have been looking into the eyes of white people forever’

By David Jenkins

The Moonlight director sits down to pick apart his wonderful James Baldwin adaptation, If Beale Street Could Talk.

If Beale Street Could Talk

By Tayler Montague

Intense melancholy and blissful romance mask an undercurrent of political outrage in Barry Jenkins’ rhapsodic take on James Baldwin.

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LWLies 78: If Beale Street Could Talk – On Sale Now!

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For our first edition of 2019 we dive into Barry Jenkins’ extraordinary adaptation of James Baldwin.

Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk gets a gorgeous new trailer

By Adam Woodward

The director’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning Moonlight is based on James Baldwin’s classic novel.

The complex cinematic legacy of Martin Luther King Jr

By Leila Latif

Fifty years after his death, does the Civil Rights Leader’s on screen image belie his true nature?

Barry Jenkins is adapting James Baldwin for his next film

By Josh Howey

The Moonlight writer/director is set to helm the Harlem love story If Beale Street Could Talk.

Watch an exclusive clip from I Am Not Your Negro

By John Wadsworth

James Baldwin discusses the future of America in this powerful archive footage.

I Am Not Your Negro

By Matthew Eng

James Baldwin reclaims the spotlight in Raoul Peck’s magnificent film essay.

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On the measured anger of James Baldwin and Kendrick Lamar

By Grace Barber-Plentie

Raoul Peck’s use of ‘The Blacker the Berry’ in his civil rights documentary I Am Not Your Negro is truly inspired.

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