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Aero Theatre | Part of the BARRY JENKINS’ THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD series
Attendees with RSVPs will be admitted on a first come, first served basis until the theatre reaches capacity.
Home / Now Showing / THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD CHAPTERS 3&4
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 3: North Carolina (2021, Amazon Studios, 70 min, Dir: Barry Jenkins)
Cora reaches a dangerous small town in North Carolina where she must secrete away in an abolitionist’s attic while putting everyone’s lives in danger.
Chapter 4: The Great Spirit (2021, Amazon Studios, 40 min, Dir: Barry Jenkins)
A young Arnold Ridgeway comes of age while testing his belief in The Great Spirit.