If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk


Length: 117min
Director(s): Barry Jenkins
Cast: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King

Academy Award-winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) brings his highly anticipated next feature to the screen, an adaptation of James Baldwin’s stunning novel, If Beale Street Could Talk. In early 1970’s Harlem, Tish, a nineteen-year old girl, is in love with a young sculptor, Fonny, the father of her unborn child. When Fonny is falsely accused of rape and imprisoned, Tish and their families race to clear his name before the baby is born. A story about love persisting in the face of racial oppression and injustice.

Rated R for language and some sexual content. (Children under 7 are never permitted to attend R rated films at Santikos Theatres.)

Bijou age restriction for all films: Children under 12 are not permitted. Ages 13-16 must be accompanied by an adult

Golden Globe Winner: Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for 3 Oscars

  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role- Regina King
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Original Score