Saturday, January 28, 2017

Moonlight movie billboards...

Moonlight movie billboard
This year when it's more important than ever for LGBT and black voices to be heard and visible as equal parts of society, the beautiful movie Moonlight took home the Golden Globe for Best Picture.

Now the story written and directed by Barry Jenkins, about an African-American boy called 'Chiron' growing up in 1980s Miami with a drug addicted mother (played by Naomie Harris) has garnered an impressive eight Oscar nominations.
Moonlight consideration billboard Sunset Strip
Three different actors played the main character through different stages of his life, Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders and Trevante Rhodes, each bringing complexity and vulnerability to the role as he finds comfort with a surrogate drug-dealing father figure (Mahershala Ali) as a child and struggles with his sexuality and a life of crime through his young life to adulthood.
Moonlight film billboard
This evocative awards consideration billboard for Moonlight was photographed above West Hollywood's Sunset Strip on January 14, 2017.

Let's see how many other accolades the film can win this awards season.
Moonlight Best movie of the year billboard
UPDATED: Now that awards season is in full swing here's an Oscar consideration billboard snapped above 1OAK nightclub along the Sunset Strip on January 31, 2017.
Moonlight Oscar consideration billboard
This 'It changes everything' ad creative features the silhouette of the youngest 'Chiron' played by Alex Hibbert.
Moonlight Oscar billboard
In addition here's another example of this billboard design replacing the ocean ad creative further east along the Sunset Strip on February 1, 2017.
Moonlight Oscar nominee billboard
Mahershala Ali recently took home the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, so let's see if Moonlight can continue its award success in the coming weeks.
Moonlight Oscar nominee billboard

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