If Beale Street Could Talk (15) at Ely Cinema
Moonlight director Barry Jenkins directs this mesmerising adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel.
A lyrical celebration of love told through the prism of a young African-American couple’s struggle for justice in 1970s Harlem. At the centre of the story is Tish, a newly engaged woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first-born child.
Director: Barry Jenkins.Stars: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King. 119 mins.