Lee Daniels and Tarell Alvin McCraney discuss being black and gay

“There are so many versions of being black and gay,” says McCraney.


Lee Daniels and Oscar-winning writer Tarell Alvin McCraney recently discussed their personal and professional journeys navigating the film industry as Black gay men on the Academy’s series on race and gender in filmmaking.

A writer and producer, known for “Moonlight” and “David Makes Man” McCraney won the best adapted screenplay Oscar for “Moonlight” and Lee is a  television writer, director, and producer who produced “Monster’s Ball” and directed “Precious,” which received six Oscar nominations, including Best Director.

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