'Moonlight' Director and Oscar Nominee Barry Jenkins on How He Handles the Awards Season Buzz Around His Film

Jenkins appears on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" to talk about the making of the film.
1:02 | 01/26/17

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Transcript for 'Moonlight' Director and Oscar Nominee Barry Jenkins on How He Handles the Awards Season Buzz Around His Film
This is not only great movie but it may be it has been reviewed rapture Exley Newton. You've been at festivals with and people running at UT. Judy you don't know much you know a move this process once before at a much lower level medicine from mound but Mets for melancholy exactly. And you know became aware of what it can be like when you regional press. Apologists say. And so what this film you know I made a point of about a week before premier Telluride. The kind of sad to help myself. A look at what America it's in there and I decided you know what I Felton Wie was in on the quality of the work we've done. In the result was those very proud. Of the film. Erica to stay in that place. Which is great because no reaction has been you know overwhelmingly positive. In a way that would overwhelmed me. And an already decided for myself you know our thoughts about the film.

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