City Lights: Barry Jenkins; Judith Jamison; And More

This image released by Annapurna Pictures shows Stephan James in a scene from "If Beale Street Could Talk."
This image released by Annapurna Pictures shows Stephan James in a scene from "If Beale Street Could Talk."
Credit Tatum Mangus/Annapurna Pictures via AP

Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:07: Director Barry Jenkins, known for his film “Moonlight,” joins Lois Reitzes to discuss his film adaptation of “If Beale Street Could Talk,” a novel by James Baldwin.
  • 29:16: Reitzes talks with Judith Jamison, artistic director emerita of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Jamison joined the modern dance company in 1965 and served as artistic director after Alvin Ailey’s death in 1989 until 2011.
  • 44:44: Detroit native and preacher’s daughter Pearl Cleage joined us to share her own memories and stories of Aretha Franklin.