Countdown to the Oscars: The Lyric to host free screening of last year’s Best Picture winner, ‘Moonlight,’ Monday

Randi Mattox

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“Moonlight” was the 2017 Best Picture winner. (Photo courtesy of Moonlight)

In anticipation of The Academy Awards next Sunday, The Lyric will be screening last year’s Best Picture winner, “Moonlight,” for free tonight. 

“Moonlight” follows the life of an African-American boy who is gay growing up in a rough Miami neighborhood. 


Tickets are first come, first serve. The only condition is you have to be a member of The Lyric’s loyalty program called Space Corps. To join, go to 

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