If Beale Street Could Talk

United States, 2018 / 119 Mins

Director: Barry Jenkins

Starring: KiKi Layne, Stephan James

Based on the novel by James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk is the story of Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first-born child to term. It is a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families and their lives, trying to bring about justice through love, for love and the promise of the American dream.