Movie and Discussion
Harriet (2019) | PG-13 | 125min
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Join us to watch Harriet, then attend a discussion afterward. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Get directions.
- 1:30 p.m. in the Student Center Auditorium
- 3:45 p.m. in room 310A in the Student Center
From her escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad, the story of heroic abolitionist Harriet Tubman is told.
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves, and changed the course of history.
Starring Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monae, Joe Alwyn. Directed by Kasi Lemmons.
About the movie discussion facilitator
Mark S. Lee is an EMU alumnus and former EMU Student Government President, who has continued his commitment to give back to Eastern. He is the President and Founder of The Lee Group, an integrated marketing solutions company, but makes time to be involved in the greater Detroit area. Mark is also currently the creator and host of “EMU Today”, a general affairs program focused on Eastern Michigan University. Go to the Lee Group Innovation site for a full bio.