Director: Krystin Ver Linden Run Time: 98 min.
Starring: Common, Gaius Charles, Jonny Lee Miller, Keke Palmer
When a woman in servitude in 1800s Georgia escapes the 55-acre confines of her captor to discover the shocking reality that exists beyond the treeline…it’s 1973. Inspired by true events. Narrative Feature.
Director and Screenwriter: Krystin Ver Linden
Producer: Peter Lawson
Program Category: Dramatic Competition
Content Advisory: The film’s historical depiction of plantation life during its first act may be triggering as it features both graphic and implied acts of violence (physical, verbal, sexual, and psychological) against Black characters.
Film Still Courtesy of Sundance Institute.
General Admission tickets available on January 13, 2022