The inspiring life story of civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer in Mississippi.
Set in an imaginary South where the Underground Railroad sends real trains through tunnels, this is the story of Cora who boards it in Georgia in her quest for freedom.
Before the Civil War a Black man who voluntarily returns to slavery to teach slaves how to read finds an eager pupil in a young girl.
The film, based on the memoir of Solomon Northrop, is about his being kidnapped and set to hard labor as a slave on Louisiana plantations before winning his freedom after 12 years
Black Cecil Gaines, serving as a butler at the White House, endures racism but sees the growing civil rights movement advance the status of his