Barry Jenkins Presents The Underground Railroad

March 15–17, 2024

Barry Jenkins presents his brilliant adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize–winning magnum opus in person at BAMPFA this March. In this essential reckoning with America’s history of slavery and white supremacy, Jenkins renders Whitehead’s uncanny, antebellum American South with profound sensitivity and exquisite artistry.

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  • The Underground Railroad: Chapters 1 & 2

    Friday, March 15 7 PM
    Barry Jenkins and Damon Young in Conversation

    Barry Jenkins presents his brilliant adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize–winning magnum opus in person. In this essential reckoning with America’s history of slavery and white supremacy, Jenkins renders Whitehead’s uncanny, antebellum American South with profound sensitivity and exquisite artistry.

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  • The Underground Railroad: Chapters 3 & 4

    Saturday, March 16 3 PM
    Barry Jenkins and Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers in Conversation

    Barry Jenkins presents his brilliant adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize–winning magnum opus in person. In this essential reckoning with America’s history of slavery and white supremacy, Jenkins renders Whitehead’s uncanny, antebellum American South with profound sensitivity and exquisite artistry.

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  • The Underground Railroad: Chapters 5, 6 & 7

    Saturday, March 16 7 PM
    Barry Jenkins and Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers in Conversation

    Barry Jenkins presents his brilliant adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize–winning magnum opus in person. In this essential reckoning with America’s history of slavery and white supremacy, Jenkins renders Whitehead’s uncanny, antebellum American South with profound sensitivity and exquisite artistry.

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  • The Underground Railroad: Chapters 8 & 9

    Sunday, March 17 1 PM
    Barry Jenkins and Roshanak Kheshti in Conversation

    Barry Jenkins presents his brilliant adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize–winning magnum opus in person. In this essential reckoning with America’s history of slavery and white supremacy, Jenkins renders Whitehead’s uncanny, antebellum American South with profound sensitivity and exquisite artistry.

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  • The Underground Railroad: Chapter 10

    Sunday, March 17 5 PM
    Barry Jenkins and Brandi Thompson Summers in Conversation

    Barry Jenkins presents his brilliant adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize–winning magnum opus in person. In this essential reckoning with America’s history of slavery and white supremacy, Jenkins renders Whitehead’s uncanny, antebellum American South with profound sensitivity and exquisite artistry.

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