Join Barry Jenkins and Michael Lobel as they discuss the influence of the visual arts on Jenkins’s critically acclaimed television adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad.” In 2017, Jenkins received an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for his second feature, the Academy Award and Golden Globe winning Best Picture “Moonlight.” His adaptation of James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk” received three Academy Award nominations and won Best Picture at the Independent Spirit Awards. Jenkins’s next feature film projects include a follow-up to “The Lion King” for Walt Disney Studios and a biopic of choreographer Alvin Ailey for Searchlight Pictures.

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