54 Min Released Feb 17, 2017

#30: Moonlight Editor Joi McMillon

On this episode of Represent,  Aisha Harris talks to Moonlight co-editor Joi McMillon about her path to becoming the first black woman to be nominated for an Oscar in her field—and only the second black person ever nominated in the Best Film Editing category. But first, on this week’s segment of “Guess Who’s Coming to Oscar,” we talk West Side Story with Turner Classic Movies host Tiffany Vazquez.

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Check out:
-Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days Of Oscar 2017
-West Side Story as Cinema: The Making and Impact of an American Masterpiece by Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz
-Rita Moreno winning Best Supporting Actress in 1962
-Variety’s look at minority workers and the fight against below-the-line bias
-Moonlight director Barry Jenkins on a previous episode of Represent
-The cast and director of Lemon discuss the film with the *Hollywood Reporter
-“Moonlight Has One of the Best Food Scenes of the Year” in Bon Appétit
-The Cosby Show spinoff A Different World
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