‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ director credits Baltimore’s Ta-Nehisi Coates for his success

By January 11, 2019 News

Barry Jenkins, the writer-director of “Moonlightâ€� and the newly released “If Beale Street Could Talk,â€� might not have a career were it not for the advice he received from writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, the Oscar-winning filmmaker said Thursday night. “’Moonlight’ and ‘Beale Street’ would not exist without…