Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’ won outstanding film for a wide release movie at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday.
The awards were announced Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton hotel and presented by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation honoring the 2016 season. Amazon’s “Transparent” won the comedy series award while Freeform’s “Shadowhunters” took the drama series trophy.
“Moonlight” won the Academy Award for best picture at the most recent Oscars. It also won supporting actor for Mahershala Ali and the adapted screenplay prize for Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney. Jenkins was also nominated for best director for the film, which has grossed nearly $28 million domestically for A24.
We’re happy to see Moonlight out here still winning awards.