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The Oscar-nominated words and music of 'Beale Street'




Barry Jenkins' adaption of James Baldwin's novel,
Barry Jenkins' adaption of James Baldwin's novel, "If Beale Street Could Talk," is nominated for an Academy Award, as is the film's score.
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On today's show:

A REUNION FOR THE 'MOONLIGHT' TEAM

The entire episode is devoted to "If Beale Street Could Talk," including John Horn's studio interview with director/screenwriter Barry Jenkins, and a session with composer Nicholas Britell as part of his performance before an audience at KPCC's Crawford Family Forum. Jenkins' adaptation of James Baldwin's novel is nominated for an Academy Award, as is Britell's score. 

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