Moonlight is an upcoming 2016 American drama film directed and written by Barry Jenkins, based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney. The film stars Trevante Rhodes, Naomie Harris, André Holland, and Mahershala Ali.
Plot: The movie is a three-part narrative spanning the childhood, adolescence, and adulthood of an African-American man who survives Miami’s drug-plagued inner city, finding love in unexpected places and the possibility of change within himself.
Principal photography on the film began on October 14, 2015 in Miami, Florida. The film will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film is scheduled to be released on October 21, 2016, by A24.