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The Journey of August King
Directed by John Duigan
Based on book by WNC resident John Ehle
Steven Heller, music supervisor
Young widower August King encounters Annalees, a runaway slave, in the woods of North Carolina in 1815. Rather than let Annalees’s cruel owner catch her, August decides to risk his own life to help her reach freedom in the North. Rated: PG-13. 92 minutes.
Screened in conjunction with From New York to Nebo: The Artistic Journey of Eugene Thomason.