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Aero Theatre | Q&A following with Barry Jenkins, moderated by Jacqueline Coley
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Home / Now Showing / THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD CHAPTERS 9&10
Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Colson Whitehead, THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD chronicles Cora Randall’s (newcomer Thuso Mbedu) desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Academy Award® winner Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT) serves as showrunner and directs all ten episodes of the limited series. Join us for a free screening of these two episodes:
Chapter 9: Indiana Winter (2021, Amazon Studios, 77 min, Dir: Barry Jenkins)
Cora’s presence as a fugitive ignites tensions amongst the Valentine community. Just as she was beginning to make this her home, chaos reigns.
Chapter 10: Mabel (2021, Amazon Studios, 58 min, Dir: Barry Jenkins)
In this tale of motherhood, the beginning is the end is the beginning … for both mother and daughter.