Barry Jenkins’s Adventures in Moviegoing

Barry Jenkins’s Adventures in Moviegoing

11 Episodes

The director of IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK and MOONLIGHT joined us to talk about film school, second impressions, and the art of seeing as an amateur—and to select an eclectic group of personal favorites.

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Barry Jenkins’s Adventures in Moviegoing
  • Barry Jenkins in Conversation

    Episode 1

    The director of MOONLIGHT on a lifetime of moviegoing


    Episode 2

  • Three Colors: Blue

    Episode 3

    Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski • 1993 • France
    Starring Juliette Binoche, Benoit Régent

    In the devastating first film of the Three Colors trilogy, Juliette Binoche gives a tour de force performance as Julie, a woman reeling from the tragic death of her husband and young daughter. But BLUE i...

  • Three Colors: White

    Episode 4

    Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski • 1994 • France
    Starring Julie Delpy, Zbigniew Zamachowski

    The most playful and also the grittiest of Kieślowski's Three Colors films follows the adventures of Karol Karol (Zbigniew Zamachowski), a Polish immigrant living in France. The hapless hairdresser opt...

  • Three Colors: Red

    Episode 5

    Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski • 1994 • France
    Starring Irène Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant

    Krzysztof Kieślowski closes his Three Colors trilogy in grand fashion, with an incandescent meditation on fate and chance, starring Irène Jacob as a sweet-souled yet somber runway model in Geneva who...

  • Barry Jenkins on LA CIÉNAGA

    Episode 6

  • La Ciénaga

    Episode 7

    Directed by Lucrecia Martel • 2001 • Argentina, Spain

    The release of Lucrecia Martel's La Ciénaga heralded the arrival of an astonishingly vital and original voice in Argentine cinema. With a radical and disturbing take on narrative, beautiful cinematography, and a highly sophisticated use of on...

  • Barry Jenkins on Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN

    Episode 8

  • Y tu mamá también

    Episode 9

    Directed by Alfonso Cuarón • 2001 • Mexico

    This smash road comedy from Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón is that rare movie to combine raunchy subject matter and emotional warmth. Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna shot to international stardom as a pair of horny Mexico City teenagers from...

  • Barry Jenkins on WHITE MATERIAL

    Episode 10

  • White Material

    Episode 11

    Directed by Claire Denis • 2009 • France

    In WHITE MATERIAL, the great contemporary French filmmaker Claire Denis, known for her restless, intimate dramas, introduces an unforgettably crazed character. Played by a ferocious Isabelle Huppert, Maria is an entitled white woman living in Africa, desp...