THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD – American Film Institute
Underground Railroad Film Still - Thuso Mbedu and Aaron Pierre

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD – AFI Movie Club

"THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD emerges from the fog of America’s past as a hauntingly triumphant monument to those who strived to live in a land where 'all men are created equal.' Adapted from the novel by Colson Whitehead, Barry Jenkins and his extraordinary creative ensemble unlock the powers of both horror and fantasy to paint an...
The Underground Railroad Film Still - Thuso Mbedu and Aaron Pierre

AFI Movie Club: THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Discussing THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD and the art of adaptation with AFI Conservatory Fellows, director Barry Jenkins continues a long legacy of celebrated artists who have inspired the next generation of storytellers – maintaining the Conservatory’s core tenet that its Fellows “learn from the masters.”  This was Jenkins’ third visit to the AFI Conservatory, having previously...
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