'Harriet,' the first film about Tubman, premieres in Toronto

TORONTO -- Hard as it may be to believe, "Harriet" is the first feature film about Harriet Tubman.

Kasi Lemmons' movie about the Underground Railroad leader premiered Tuesday night at the Toronto International Film Festival where festival director Cameron Bailey, introducing the film, noted the cinematic injustice of Tubman only now making it to the big screen.

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