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HARRIET review

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Be Free or Die

Following the journey of real-life hero Harriet Tubman (Cynthia Erivo), “Harriet” begins with her still a slave on a plantation in Maryland.  Her husband (Zachary Momoh) and father (Clarke Peters) live down the road as a free man, while her mother and siblings live on the plantation.  Fed-up with her situation, Harriet takes the trail to freedom, as she evades capture from her owner’s son (Joe Alwyn) and slave catchers.  Encountering rugged terrain, dangerous conditions, and hostiles all around, Harriet’s journey is grueling and uplifting.  As she finally reaches Philadelphia Continue reading

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Check Out the Brand New Trailer for “Harriet”!

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“Harriet” captures the incredible, true story of  freedom fighter Harriet Tubman and her path to freedom.   Cynthia Erivo stars as the titular hero, alongside Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monáe, Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, and Clarke Peters.  Check out the trailer below and be sure to catch the film when it hits theaters November 1st!