The Underground Railroad: Chapters 6–10
Saturday, January 1, 12:30 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Bartos Screening Room
Dir. Barry Jenkins. United States. 2021, 280 mins. DCP. With Thuso Mbedu, Chase W. Dillon, Joel Edgerton, Fred Hechinger, Peter Mullan, Mychal-Bella Bowman, Sheila Atim.
Chapter 6: Tennessee – Proverbs. For Arnold Ridgeway, a journey home reveals that "the past is not past." And a chance encounter with a freedman named Royal gives Cora new hope.
Chapter 7: Fanny Briggs. Let the fire burn.
Chapter 8: Indiana Autumn. Royal brings Cora to Valentine Farm, a thriving Black community and vineyard on the bountiful Indiana frontier. Carrying the scars of her journey, Cora struggles to find peace in this new home.
Chapter 9: Indiana Winter. 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. In this tale of motherhood, the beginning is the end is the beginning for both mother and daughter.