‘Moonlight’ gets March release date in Sri Lanka

The movie that won the Best Picture Oscar award this year, ‘Moonlight’, is set to release in Sri Lanka this month.

The Barry Jenkins directorial will hit the Sri Lankan screens on March 24th which is brought down by Ceylon Theatres who is premiering it at Majestic City Cinemas & Empire Cinemas. It is adapted from the short play ‘In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue’.

Starring Trevante Rhodes Andr’, the film touches the subjects of race, sexuality, masculinity, identity and isolation.


‘Moonlight’ is the story of a young man’s struggle to find himself. It is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.