Barry Jenkins Essays


Moonlight (Film)

The film Moonlight explores its themes of love in seemingly opposite manners: the absence and aching for love, as well as the impact that even a little bit of love can have for someone. The movie follows its protagonist, Chiron, through three...

11th Grade

Moonlight (Film)

Barry Jenkins's 2016 drama Moonlight depicts a young African-American boy, Chiron, struggling with his sexuality through three stages in his life, early childhood, his teenage period and finally in his adult life, showing how he develops as a...