Oscar Movies: Moonlight

Nominated in eight categories, the film won the 2016 Best Picture Oscar, along with Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali, and Best Adapted Screenplay for Jenkins and McCraney, from a total of eight nominations.

Moonlight became the first film with an all-black cast, the first LGBTQ-related film, and the second-lowest-grossing film domestically (behind The Hurt Locker) to win the Oscar for Best Picture.

The film’s editor, Joi McMillon, became the first black woman to be nominated for an editing Oscar, alongside co-editor Nat Sanders.

Mahershala Ali became the first Muslim to win an acting Oscar.