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Screening: “The Underground Railroad”
September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ackland Film Forum and the Department of English and Comparative Literature will host a virtual watch party of the electrifying series, “The Underground Railroad.” Academy Award winner, Barry Jenkins, presents the audience with the intense story of two runaway slaves and their experience within the Underground Railroad system.
This virtual screening will show the first two episodes of the series: “Chapter 1: Georgia” and “Chapter 2: South Carolina.” The series is available on Amazon Prime Video, so viewers that plan on attending the watch party must have access to a Prime Video account. Viewers should register for a free ticket to the screening, as the watch party link will be provided upon registering.