Now Playing loading...

Academy Award-winning film ‘Moonlight’ is coming to Netflix in May


ABC/Eric McCandlessBarry Jenkins‘ Academy Award-winning film Moonlight is headed to Netflix next month.

The streaming platform’s Strong Black Lead account shared the news in a Tweet, adding a GIF from the movie, in which Mahershala Ali‘s character, Juan, swims towards young Chiron.

“It brings me great pleasure to announce that @BarryJenkins’ Academy Award-winning film Moonlightwill be having its @netflix US debut on May 21,” the tweet reads.

The film, which won Oscars for both Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture in 2017, follows Chiron, a young black man in Miami who struggles with his sexuality identity. 

The film also starred Ashton SandersTrevante RhodesNaomie HarrisJanelle Monáe and Ali, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film.

Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Comments are closed.