The Red Carpet Treatment

The Red Carpet Treatment – by Justin Jacobs Last week, Gay SA Radio was lucky enough to be invited to attend a pre-screening of a very special Oscar nominated film. The premiere took place on Thursday, 2 February at the Ster-Kinekor head office in their prestigious “The Deck” cinema where my husband and I hobnobbed with celebs and SA’s movers and shakers in true Oscar style. The premier, which has received a whopping eight Oscar nominations this year, is a gay love story unlike one we have seen in a long while. Moonlight, tells the story of a black man living in the hood with all of its negative social influences. Growing up surrounded by drugs and gangs our main protagonist has to develop a tough exterior. But on the inside this discreet brute is in love with a boy he grew up with. We are all very familiar with the typical gay love story that takes place in the glossy atmosphere of...
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