Barry Jenkins in conversation with Stephen Best

Panel Discussion: English Department and Affiliated | October 12 | 7:30-9 p.m. |  Nourse Theater

 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94117

 Barry Jenkins

 Stephen Best, Associate Professor, Berkeley English

 City Arts and Lectures, KQED

Stephen Best will be interviewing Barry Jenkins for the City Arts & Lectures program at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7:30pm.

Please consider attending the interview. You can purchase tickets by calling 415-393-4400 or by visiting the City Arts and Lectures website. KQED will also rebroadcast the interview on November 18, 2018.

Director, producer, and writer Barry Jenkins has received sweeping critical acclaim for his films, which notably depict black and queer experience through a nuanced and expressive lens. His 2016 film Moonlight received the Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture — Drama. Jenkins is currently in production on The Underground Railroad, a series based on Coleson Whitehead’s novel of the same name, and his forthcoming film, an adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel If Beale Street Could Talk, will be released in late November.

Stephen Best is an associate professor of English at University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Fugitive’s Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession, and None Like Us: Blackness, Belonging, Aesthetic Life (forthcoming from Duke University Press).

  $29.00 Single admission

  Buy tickets online or by calling 415-392-4400

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