The Book of Negroes (2015) (TNR14)
Release Date: April 7, 2015.
"Aunjanue Ellis is astonishing throughout."
The Globe and Mail.
A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, The Book of Negroes recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous land of Sierra Leone, before sailing to London to help abolish the slave trade at the dawn of the 19th century. -- (C) EOne Films, 2015, Canada.
Starring Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent, Cuba Gooding Jr., Louis Gossett Jr.
Based on the novel "The Book of Negroes," written by Lawrence Hill
Genre/Subject: Drama, History, Book Adaptation.
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