MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The creators of the Oscar Award Winning film Moonlight received a special honor this weekend.READ MORE: Police Confirm 'Remains Of Female Found' In Search For Missing Andreae Lloyd
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The two were given special proclamations, and there was a special screening of Moonlight at the African American Cultural Arts Center in Liberty City on Saturday.
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A stretch of Northwest 22nd Avenue, in front of the arts center, was renamed Moonlight Way.