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Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

Explore the nuanced portrait of Harriet Tubman, the “Conductor” of the Underground Railroad, who risked her own freedom and life to free others from slavery.

Extended Trailer

1m 50s

Explore the nuanced portrait of Harriet Tubman, the “Conductor” of the Underground Railroad, who risked her own freedom and life to free others from slavery.

Extras + Features

  • Visions: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Visions

    4m 5s

    While trying to protect a young boy chased by his enslaver, Tubman is hit in the head with a heavy metal weight which leaves her with lifelong seizures, terrible headaches and visions she interprets as being from God. Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom is produced and directed by Stanley Nelson and Nicole London and narrated by Alfre Woodard.

  • Original Abolitionists: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Original Abolitionists

    4m 3s

    Traveling alone, Tubman escapes to Philadelphia and becomes involved with the Black abolitionist movement while the new Fugitive Slave Law makes life for African Americans even more dangerous. Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom is produced and directed by Stanley Nelson and Nicole London and narrated by Alfre Woodard.

  • General Tubman: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    General Tubman

    3m 28s

    During the Civil War, Tubman is a nurse and spy, and the mastermind behind the first major military operation in American history planned and executed by a woman — one that freed over 720 people. Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom is produced and directed by Stanley Nelson and Nicole London and narrated by Alfre Woodard.

  • Eastern Shore: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Eastern Shore

    3m 41s

    Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in Maryland in 1822 and forced to work — catching muskrats in the swamps and cleaning and caring for a colicky baby — by age five. Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom is produced and directed by Stanley Nelson and Nicole London and narrated by Alfre Woodard.

  • Extended Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extended Trailer

    1m 50s

    Explore the nuanced portrait of Harriet Tubman, the “Conductor” of the Underground Railroad, who risked her own freedom and life to free others from slavery.

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