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Ackland Film Forum: “The Underground Railroad” Second Virtual Screening
September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ackland Film Forum and the Department of English and Comparative Literature will host two virtual screenings (Tuesdays, September 21 and September 28, 8 p.m.) and a virtual roundtable discussion (Tuesday, October 5, 7 p.m.) in celebration of the department’s 225th anniversary. See below for full details.
Second Virtual Screening
Tuesday, September 28, 8-10 p.m.
“Chapter 8: Indiana Autumn”
“Chapter 9: Indiana Winter”
Tonight’s Second Virtual Screening features two episodes towards the end of The Underground Railroad series: “Chapter 8: Indiana Autumn” and “Chapter 9: Indiana Winter.” We invite you to watch along with us and chat with series organizers within the streaming platform. This virtual event will be held as an Amazon Prime Video Watch Party and viewers must have access to their own Amazon Prime account to join the Watch Party. The Watch Party link will be sent via email to registered participants on the day of the program (Tuesday, September 28, before 8 p.m.). Viewers must access the Watch Party on desktop browsers (except Apple Safari and Internet Explorer) or on FireTV devices in the Prime Video app. For full Amazon Prime Watch Party FAQs, click here: https://www.amazon.com/adlp/watchparty.
About “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. 1 h 6 min, 13 + — Amazon Prime Video
About “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. 1 h 17 min, 18 + — Amazon Prime Video
Content advisory for The Underground Railroad: Smoking, alcohol use, substance use, sexual violence, portrayals of suicide, nudity, violence, foul language.