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Editor’s Letter

in Issues
on Oct 20, 2016

Two nights ago I stopped by a party following a screening of Barry Jenkins’s superlative new Moonlight at the New York Film Festival. Jenkins was there, along with producer Adele Romanski, actress Janelle Monáe, and there was a mood of excitement as well as appreciation. Let’s face it: we in independent film need things to be excited about, and it’s great when those things are actually movies made by great people who we can unabashedly champion. Jenkins made our 2008 25 New Faces list and then, in 2009, our cover with his debut picture, Medicine for Melancholy, and it’s been […]

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