Moonlight – Times Media Films Scoops Film For Distribution In Africa

Times Media Films is proud to confirm that they have acquired the distribution rights for MOONLIGHT in Africa.

The film is generating substantial buzz internationally and looks to be a front runner during this Award Season.

MOONLIGHT has won accolades at numerous prestigious Awards Ceremonies:

  • BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS – Best Independent Film
  • CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – Audience Choice Award and Best Narrative Feature
  • GOTHAM AWARDS – Audience Award, Special Jury Award and Gotham Independent Film Award
  • HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS – Hollywood Breakthrough Award
  • HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS (HMMA) – HMMA Award – Best Original Score
  • LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor
  • MAR DEL PLATA FILM FESTIVAL – Best Actor
  • NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW, USA – Best Director, Best Supporting Actress
  • NEW YORK FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS – Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematographer and Best Director

The film is set for release on the Art House Circuit and select commercial cinemas on the 10th of February 2017 .

SYNOPSIS

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami – Directed by Barry Jenkins

CAST

Mahershala Ali – Juan
Shariff Earp – Terrence
Duan Sanderson – Azu
Naomi Harris – Paula

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za Instagram: instagram.com/andrewgerm_za IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/