Biography

Barry Jenkins is an award-winning writer and director based in San Francisco. His feature film debut, Medicine for Melancholy, was released in theaters by IFC Films and hailed as one of the best films of 2009 by A.O. Scott of The New York Times. Filmmaker also named Jenkins one of their “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Other projects include the shorts Tall Enough and A Young Couple.

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Barry Jenkins is an award-winning writer and director based in San Francisco. His feature film debut, Medicine for Melancholy, was released in theaters by IFC Films and hailed as one of the best films of 2009 by A.O. Scott of The New York Times. Filmmaker also named Jenkins one of their “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Other projects include the shorts Tall Enough and A Young Couple.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 13

Birthday 1979-11-19

Place of Birth Miami, Florida, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 If Beale Street Could TalkDirector
2017 Dear White People(1 episode)Director
2016 MoonlightDirector
2013 King's GymDirector
2011 ChlorophylDirector
2009 Tall EnoughDirector
2009 A Young CoupleDirector
2009 One ShotDirector
2008 Medicine for MelancholyDirector
2003 Little Brown BoyDirector
2003 My JosephineDirector

Writing

2018 If Beale Street Could TalkScreenplay
2016 MoonlightScreenplay
2011 ChlorophylWriter
2011 RemigrationWriter
2008 Medicine for MelancholyWriter
2003 My JosephineWriter

Camera

2009 Tall EnoughDirector of Photography

Production

2011 RemigrationProducer

Acting

2013 Adventures of Christopher Bosh in the Multiverse as Star King Zorzdon Pxxa

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