They haven’t appeared together since the Academy Awards that brought them the Best Picture Oscar. So it seemed only fitting that “Moonlight” filmmaker Barry Jenkins and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney return home to Liberty City to celebrate and encourage others to pursue their potential.
Charles Trainor Jr.The Miami Herald
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'Moonlight' actors and Norland Middle School students Alex Hibbert and Jaden Piner attended the Miami Heat's game against the Philadelphia 76ers, where they hung out with DJ Irie and were given sneakers by Udonis Haslem.
"Moonlight" - not, as it turned out, "La La Land" - won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco that saw one winner swapped for another while the "La La Land" producers were in mid-speech. "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins called it "an imperfect way for us to get the perfect result."
The crowd watching the Oscars at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center reacted with disappointment, then confusion, then elation as "Moonlight" was named Best Picture Winner after a huge Academy Awards mix-up.
Flossie Williams says she's known "Moonlight" writer Tarell Alvin McCraney ("My baby!") since he and her daughter started at New World School of the Arts together. She's also a regular at Jimmy's Eastside Diner, a favorite place of the movie's director, Barry Jenkins.
A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
In the video she talks about her character, the traditional special effects, filming in the Czech Republic, and being lucky that she's been able to act in a broad spectrum of genres, mentioning her other movie, Love & Friendship, which is out now as well and on the Herald's list of best movies of the year.