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Member Exclusive: If Beale Street Could Talk

Barry Jenkins’ follow-up to Moonlight is a gorgeous and graceful meditation on young love and dignity.

Please note that Film with Member Salon tickets have now sold out. Film only tickets are still available.

Image from Member Exclusive: If Beale Street Could Talk

USA 2018
Dir Barry Jenkins
With KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Brian Tyree Henry
119min
Digital
Certificate 15
An Entertainment One release

In 1980s Harlem, Tish (Layne) and Fonny’s (James) childhood friendship develops into an intoxicating and blissful love. But life is not so easy for a young black couple. When Fonny is falsely accused of rape, and the judicial system won’t acknowledge the possibility of his innocence, Tish and his family try desperately to exonerate him. In his follow-up to the Oscar®-winning Moonlight, Jenkins brings us a beautiful, graceful, and emotionally rich adaptation of a James Baldwin novel about black lives in America, letting his images interact with the poetry of Baldwin’s language.

Anna Bogutskaya, Events Programmer

Audio description available.

This screening is part of our Member Exclusive programme and tickets are at the special price of £6. Members and a guest are invited to the Member Salon, a post-screening discussion, in the Blue Room from 20:30. A limited number of advance tickets are available to book jointly with tickets to this screening. To book, please untick the donation box to reveal the Member with Salon ticket option.

Further places will be released on a first served basis to Members and one guest at the Blue Room on 11 February from 20:30. Please bring your Membership card with you.



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