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10/06/2016 - Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Barry Jenkins, Janelle Monae, Andre Holland, Trevante Rhodes - 60th Annual BFI London Film Festival - "Moonlight " Competition Screening - Arrivals - Embankment Garden Cinema, Villiers Street - London, UK - Keywords: Horizontal, LFF, London Film Festival, People, Person, Film Industry, Red Carpet Event, Arts Culture and Entertainment, Attending, Celebrity, Celebrities, Annual Event, United Kingdom, Britain, England, Ref: LMK73-61096-071016 Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 - False - Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos - Contact (1-866-551-7827) - Portrait Face Count: 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Meryl Streep, TV host Seth Meyers, and the Golden Globe-winning movie “Moonlight” will be honored next month by the Human Rights Campaign, the LGBTQ civil rights organization.

The award for “Moonlight,” a coming-of-age film about a black gay youth, will be accepted by Tarell Alvin McCraney, the author of the play on which the film is based.

Meyers, the host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” on NBC, is being honored at the Feb. 11 gala for raising awareness about LGBTQ issues, including drawing attention to discriminatory legislation.

Streep, who gave an impassioned speech at the Golden Globes criticizing President-elect Donald Trump for mocking a disabled reporter and calling for the defense of a free press, will be honored for a career of advocating for LGBTQ equality.

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One thought on “‘Moonlight’ To Be Honored At LGBTQ Gala

  1. I saw the movie and the story line was awesome. However, the picture quality was horrible. I guess that’s what they wanted , the old fashion blurred picture. As a senior , I would have enjoyed the movie much better if the picture quality was clear. That little boy should get an award, he was fantastic.

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