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"It’s not a film that should win best picture as a response to #OscarsSoWhite, it should win because it’s a landmark film about the power of empathy and the importance of being loved. It’s also not a film that was made to impress or even be seen by Academy voters, it was made for something bigger than that and so, with or without the award, its legacy will live on, showing black gay kids that their lives matter."
Why Moonlight should win the best picture Oscar
Benjamin Lee makes the case for Barry Jenkins’ heartfelt and artful look at the life of a black gay man in America
THEGUARDIAN.COM|DE BENJAMIN LEE