The Underground Railroad Trailer: A Fantastical Tale of a Harrowing Journey

The Underground Railroad Trailer: A Fantastical Tale of a Harrowing Journey
When I was a kid, growing up in Toronto, my family would often go to the Underground Railroad restaurant, named because it served soul food, of course, and it was there that I first learned about  that fateful, harrowing journey of Black American slaves, and the Canadian part as its terminus.. While there have been stories about the Railroad before (most recently the biopic Harriet), this limited series looks to be taking a somewhat fantastical style. Directed by Barry Jenkins, and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead, it tells the tale of one young woman's...

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