Barry Jenkins with Annette Insdorf: The Underground Railroad


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Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf interviews Academy Award®-winner Barry Jenkins about his acclaimed new series, The Underground Railroad. Based on Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, the ten episodes — currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video — trace the journey of Cora Randall, a slave who escapes a Georgia plantation and struggles for freedom in the antebellum South. The conversation was streamed live as part of the 92nd Street Y's online talks series on June 7, 2021.

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