Barry Jenkins, director of ‘Moonlight,’ finally delivers his Oscars speech


Oscar speeches are normally a great time to sneak in a nap, but every once in a while, a speech comes along you actually want to hear.

Barry Jenkins’ acceptance speech for Moonlight has to be at the top of the list. After the awkward Oscar mishap of 2017, where Warren Beatty accidentally announced La La Land had won, Jenkins was robbed of his acceptance speech.

Thankfully, over a year later, Jenkins was able to deliver his speech at a South by Southwest Panel.

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Here’s the full video:

And for folks who don’t have the attention span to actually listen to complete speeches (raises hand), the full text: Read more…

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