Stephan James & writer/director Barry Jenkins (Oscar-winner for Moonlight) are interviewed for their new film If Beale Street Could Talk. The film is adapted from the James Baldwin novel and stars Kiki Layne, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Diego Luna, Pedro Pascal, Michael Beach and Ebony Obsidian.

Hayley Donaghy conducts the interview.

Barry Jenkins & Stephan James on If Beale Street Could Talk


Adapted from the James Baldwin novel. A woman in Harlem embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime.

Baldwin’s novel “follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first born child. It’s a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families, and their lives.”