Moonlight co-writer: 'I'm still that vulnerable boy'
The film Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars.
Set mainly in a black neighbourhood of Miami, it chronicles the life of Chiron - from being a gentle child bullied at school to a young adult trying to come to terms with his sexuality.
The film is directed by Barry Jenkins and is based on a story by Tarell Alvin McCraney called In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue. They are both up for an Oscar for adapted screenplay. Evan Davis met up with Tarell Alvin McCraney.
This interview first aired on 16 February 2017 on BBC Newsnight
Image of Tarell Alvin McCraney and Barry Jenkins courtesy of Scott McIntyre/The New York Times
27 Feb 2017
- From the section Entertainment & Arts