Barry Jenkins

Barry Jenkins at IFFR

Barry JENKINS (1979, USA) studied Film at the Florida State University and his breakout film was the feature-length Medicine for Melancholy (2008). He made several shorts, co-founded an advertising company called Strike Anywhere and became a writer for the HBO series The Leftovers. Moonlight (2016), his first feature film in eight years, won three Oscars, including Best Film, and the Warsteiner Audience Award at IFFR 2017.


(selection) My Josephine (2003, short), Little Brown Boy (2003, short), Medicine for Melancholy (2008), A Young Couple (2009, short), Tall Enough (2009, short), Chlorophyl (2011, short), Moonlight (2016)


Barry Jenkins at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR