If Beale Street Could Talk
If Beale Street Could Talk 2018, running time 120 min). Directed by Barry Jenkins.
In conjunction with the exhibition Time is Now: Photography and Social Change in James Baldwin’s America currently on view at the Carpenter Center, Harvard Art Museums hosts a preview screening of If Beale Street Could Talk (2018, running time 120 min).
Directed by Academy Award-winning director Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk is adaption of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel. Jenkins honors Baldwin’s prescient words and imagery, through charting the emotional currents navigated in an unforgiving and racially-biased world and poetically crossing time, revealing how love and humanity endure. Starring KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Emmy Award-winner Regina King, Tony and Emmy Award-nominee Brian Tyree Henry, Aunjanue Ellis, Michael Beach, Colman Domingo, and Teyonah Parris. More info.
On November 29, Time is Now: Photography and Social Change in James Baldwin’s America will be on view prior to the screening from 12–6 pm at the Carpenter Center, Level 3. The screening will take place next door at the Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall, Lower Level (please use Broadway entrance).
Co-sponsored by Harvard Art Museums, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard, and Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.