The Underground Railroad (1999)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social History  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Cara Saposnik

Perhaps the most dramatic protest movement against slavery, The Underground Railroad was a massive organized movement to free slaves. This exciting documentary details the struggles of escaped slaves during the Abolitionist movement. Narrated by Alfre Woodard, Underground Railroad celebrates the many heroes along the way who helped to pave the road to freedom.



underground-railroad, Civil-War [US], Black [race], slavery, freedom, hero, race/ethnicity, re-enactment, secret-passage, abolition [of slavery]