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Medicine for Meolancholy

Friday, January 30 - Thursday, February 12, 2009

After a drunken night, Micah (Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac) wakes up–hung over and pleasantly confused–next to the beautiful and slightly nonplussed Jo (Tracey Heggins). He convinces her to hang out, and together they drift up, down and around the hills of San Francisco, musing about their lives and a city whose rapid gentrification is edging out people of color. Shot in gorgeous, monochromatic tones, with subtle highlights of desaturated color, and boasting an infectious indie-pop soundtrack, director Barry Jenkins’s debut is an ambitious, intelligent, romantic and utterly unique triumph of independent filmmaking.

  • Country USA
  • Language English
  • Rating NR
  • Year 2009
  • Running Time 88 minutes
  • Distributor IFC Films
  • Website http://www.ifcfilms.com/
  • Director Barry Jenkins
  • Cast Wyatt Cenac