Harriet is a 2019 American biographical film about slave-turned-abolitionist, a thrilling and inspirational iconic freedom fighter Harriet Tubman ( Cynthia Erivo ).
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.
The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2019, and is scheduled to be released theatrically in the United States on November 1, 2019.
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic content throughout, violent material and language including racial epithets)
Directed By: Kasi Lemmons
Written By: Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons
Producers: Gregory Allen Howard, Debra Martin Chase, Daniela Taplin Lundberg
Screenplay: Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons
Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, and Janelle Monáe.
In Theaters: Nov 1, 2019 Limited
Runtime: 125 minutes
Studio: Focus Features