Film: Casting a light on race and inequality

Moonlight is specific and universal; a story of childhood, adolescence and manhood

19th February, 2017
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Mahershala Ali and Alex R Hibbert in Moonlight

Moonlight: Directed by Barry Jenkins, Nationwide, 15A, Rating: ****

Hidden Figures: Directed by Theodore Melfi, Nationwide, PG, Rating: *****

Nominated for eight Academy Awards, Barry Jenkins’ vital and vibrant Moonlight creates an insightful and deeply affecting exploration of the contemporary African American experience as it visits its central character at three stages of his life.

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