If Beale Street Could Talk

Starring: Kiki Layne. Stephan James, Brian Tyree Henry, Aunjanue Ellis, Michael Beach, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Regina King

Based on the novel by James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk is the story of Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first-born child to term. It is a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families and their lives, trying to bring about justice through love, for love and the promise of the American dream.

  • Director: Barry Jenkins
  • Rating: R
  • Runtime: 1 hour 57 minutes
  • Genre: Drama

“Weaving together the past and the present, masterful interpretations of Baldwin’s incredible prose, gorgeous visuals, and a sweeping score, If Beale Street Could Talk draws audiences into its overwhelming mix of emotions all at once.”

– Consequence of Sound