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Q&A with Barry Jenkins, Thuso Mbedu, Aaron Pierre, and Sheila Atim. Moderated by Misan Harriman.

From BAFTA nominee and Academy Award® winner Barry Jenkins and based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad chronicles Cora Randall’s (newcomer Thuso Mbedu) desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping a Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere metaphor, but an actual railroad full of engineers and conductors, and a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil.

Monday, 17 May 2021 - 3:00pm
Join the nominees from the director: factual category as they discuss their filmmaking journey with each other, from finding these compelling stories, building contributor relationships, and the decisions they made when crafting and sharing these powerful documentaries with the world.
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 - 7:00pm
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Based on the real-life experiences of London's West Indian community, this ground-breaking mini-series flawlessly depicted vivid stories of hard-won victories in the face of racism. This session invites key practitioners whose collaboration in shaping the visual style of Small Axe led to the series picking up 15 nominations across TV and TV craft.
Tuesday, 25 May 2021 - 7:00pm
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An online showcase of three Children, Family & YA Media script extracts by emerging UK writing talent, performed by professional actors with feedback from industry guests including Ben Willbond, co-writer and co-star of the BAFTA-nominated Ghosts (BBC One) and Yonderland (Sky One), and Nina Hahn, Senior VP of International Production & Development for Nickelodeon, and Head of Vis Kids at ViacomCBS International.
Thursday, 27 May 2021 - 4:00pm
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