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Barry Jenkins has revealed what would have been his acceptance speech for Moonlight winning the Oscar for Best Picture. He was unable to give this speech at the 89th Academy Awards ceremony because of the unforgettable Best Picture winner mix-up.

Many cinephiles would have pegged La La Land as the likely Best Picture winner, based off of the Academy’s previous behavior. La La Land was in many ways a remarkable achievement for director Damien Chazelle, but it was more or less Oscar fodder. Moonlight was the unlikely contender, the beautifully moving type of film that is usually ignored by the Academy. No one was surprised when Faye Dunaway read La La Land as the Best Picture winner, but we were all stunned ...

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