Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s (Cynthia Erivo) escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s most renowned Civil Rights Activists. Her courage, ingenuity, and heroism freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Directed by Kasi Lemmons. Screenplay by Gregory Allen Howard and Kasi Lemmons. Also starring Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Vondie Curtis Hall, Jennifer Nettles, and Janelle Monáe.