25 May 2021

‘The Underground Railroad’ director Barry Jenkins on telling America’s real story

The Oscar-winning director of ‘Moonlight’, Barry Jenkins, has adapted the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, ‘The Underground Railroad’, into a drama series for Amazon.

It tells the story of Cora, a slave in the South of the United States, who makes a bid for freedom using the so-called Underground Railroad.

On the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, we have been speaking to him.