First Looks: Medicine For Melancholy
Directed by Barry Jenkins
Starring Wyatt Cenac, Tracey Heggins

Rated NR | Runtime 1 hours & 28 minutes

Presented as part of FIRST LOOKS, spotlighting filmmakers' enduring first features. Medicine for Melancholy is the debut feature of filmmaker Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk.)

A love story of bikes and one-night stands told through two African-American twenty-something’s dealing with issues of class, identity, and the evolving conundrum of being a minority in rapidly gentrifying San Francisco-a city with the smallest proportional black population of any other major American city.


Tue May 24
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First Looks: Medicine For Melancholy
Directed by Barry Jenkins
Starring Wyatt Cenac, Tracey Heggins

Rated NR | Runtime 1 hours & 28 minutes

Presented as part of FIRST LOOKS, spotlighting filmmakers' enduring first features. Medicine for Melancholy is the debut feature of filmmaker Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk.)

A love story of bikes and one-night stands told through two African-American twenty-something’s dealing with issues of class, identity, and the evolving conundrum of being a minority in rapidly gentrifying San Francisco-a city with the smallest proportional black population of any other major American city.


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