If you’ve found yourself wondering what Barry Jenkins has been up to in the year since “Moonlight” shocked the moviegoing world by winning Best Picture, wonder no longer. The filmmaker, who won an Oscar of his own that fateful evening, is at South by Southwest to deliver a Keynote speech. Avail yourself of an exclusive live stream below.
Jenkins will begin his speech in the Austin Convention Center at 11 AM local time and speak for approximately an hour. A total of 13 Keynote speakers are on hand at SXSW, including Darren Aronofsky, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Melinda Gates, and Sadiq Khan.
Jenkins’ next feature is an adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel “If Beale Street Could Talk,” which he both wrote and directed; Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Teyonah Parris, Dave Franco, Pedro Pascal, Diego Luna, Regina King, and Colman Domingo star. He’s also developing a series based on the Colon Whitehead novel “The Underground Railroad.”
SXSW began on Friday, March 9, and runs until next Saturday, March 17. Watch Jenkins’ full Keynote below: