Biography/Drama/History – 2019 – USA – 125 Minutes – Focus Features – PG-13
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.
Directed by Kasi Lemmons
Starring Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monáe, Claire Bronson, Clarke Peters, Deborah Ayorinde, Jennifer Nettles, Joe Alwyn, Nick Basta, Tim Guinee, Tory Kittles, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Vondie Curtis-Hall
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
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
***1 pm show on Wednesday will be played with open captions***