Did White Shame Hurt This Black Film’s Oscar Shot?

How Barry Jenkins went from Moonlight to Best Picture snub.

Stephan James and KiKi Layne in If Beale Street Could Talk (Photo: Annapurna Pictures)

Explosive truth bombs

If it made me, a black man, squirm, I wonder how its brutal take on white vs. black affected white viewers accustomed to seeing onscreen racism from a comfortable distance.

Spike Lee and Danny Aiello in Do the Right Thing (Photo: Universal Pictures)

Oscar’s black list

Best Supporting Actress nominee Regina King as Tish’s mom in Beale Street (Photo: Annapurna Pictures)

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