Harriet (12A)

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Harriet (12A)

Thursday 20th February 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:15 pm, Palmer Building

This inspiring film is the story of Harriet Tubman, the heroic slave rebel who became a legendary conductor of the secret Underground Railroad in early 19thC USA. Tony and Grammy winner Cynthia Eviro (‘Widows’) is   ‘sublime’ (The Guardian ) in the role of the woman who escaped from a slave plantation to the abolitionist north and then led daring and dangerous trips back to rescue more slaves, using the famous network of refuges and safe passage routes.

USA 2019 – Directed by Kasi Lemmons with Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Janelle Monáe, Jennifer Nettles, Vanessa Bell Calloway – 126 min

A rousing and heartfelt film, told with heart and cinematic craft – THE GUARDIAN

A rich enlightening portrait – WASHINGTON POST

Website: https://www.focusfeatures.com/harriet/

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Category: 12A, Action, Biography, Drama, History

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