Celebrate Thuso Mbedu’s searing portrayal of Cora Randall in THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD—Barry Jenkins’ television series based on Colson Whitehead’s novel—with a discussion by the creative principals on bringing Cora to life.
The American Cinematheque presents the YouTube premier of a conversation with Mbedu, series editor Joi McMillon, cinematographer James Laxton, costume designer Caroline Eselin, hair designer Lawrence Davis, and makeup designer Doniella Davy, and moderator Beandrea July.
Screeners for the full series available for American Cinematheque members with r.s.v.p. See link below to register.
Friday, June 18.
6 pm on the West Coast, 9 pm East Coast.
Barry Jenkins, The Underground Railroad (2021), from top: Film still; Thuso Mbedu; Aaron Pierre; Sheila Atim; Chase W. Dillon (left) and Joel Edgerton; William Jackson Harper and Mbedu. Images courtesy and © Amazon Studios.