Barry Jenkins (III)


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Barry Jenkins was born on November 19, 1979 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is a producer and director, known for If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), Moonlight (2016) and The Underground Railroad (2021). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 98 wins & 146 nominations. See more awards »

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Moonlight Director
(2016)
(2021)
(2008)

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  Flint Strong (producer) (post-production)
 2022/II Aftersun (producer)
 2021 The Underground Railroad (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Chapter 10: Mabel (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Chapter 9: Indiana Winter (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Chapter 8: Indiana Autumn (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Chapter 7: Fanny Briggs (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Chapter 6: Tennessee - Proverbs (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2020 I Wish You Would (Short) (executive producer)
 2020 Never Rarely Sometimes Always (executive producer)
 2019 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (associate producer: Kickstarter)
 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2014 Inside Voices (Short) (producer)
 2014 30 for 30 Shorts (TV Series documentary short) (co-producer - 1 episode)
- The High Five (2014) ... (co-producer)
 2014 The High Five (Documentary short) (producer)
 2014 True Detective (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 ... (executive producer)
 2011 Futurestates (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Remigration (2011) ... (producer)
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Personal Quote:

[how Three Times (2005) influenced Moonlight (2016)] I first saw "Three Times" at the 2005 Telluride Film Festival. It was wonderful, Roger Ebert introduced the film. He loved it and thankfully gushed over it in a way that didn't hype such a delicate film. (...) The structure of "Three Times" is the sole impetus for the structure of "Moonlight." The source material the film originated from was ... See more »

Trivia:

When he first got into film, his passion was for French and Asian New Wave cinema. He would always head straight for the Foreign Films section of his local Blockbuster and devour all he could afford. After he espied a photo of Quentin Tarantino on the VHS jacket for Chungking Express (1994) his curiosity was immediately piqued, and once he saw that movie he knew that he had to become a filmmaker. See more »

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