"Moonlight" writer on its origin and critical success

Published Apr 27 2021 at 10:01 PM GMT
  • "Moonlight" won best picture in the drama category at last month's Golden Globe Awards and has received eight Oscar nominations.
  • It's based on the story, "In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue" by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
  • McCraney is a MacArthur genius fellow and was recently named head of the playwriting department at the Yale School of Drama.
  • He joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the film's message.


  • Published Apr 27, 2021 10:01 PM GMT