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Harriet

2 Hr. 5 Min.
PG-13
2019
Screening format: DCP

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

 

"An impassioned, edifying portrait of a remarkable life, and a fitting showcase for the considerable talents of its star, Tony-winning British actress Cynthia Erivo."
- Entertainment Weekly
 
"What better entry point for learning about one of America's real-life superheroes than this bravura performance from Erivo?"
- New York Post
 
"History, heroism and leadership are the stuff of Kasi Lemmons' rousing and heartfelt film about the life and times of Harriet Tubman, the Spartacus of the American south."
- Guardian

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