Monday, October 28, 2019

Harriet movie billboards...

Harriet Tubman movie billboard
This current administration may have delayed the addition of Harriet Tubman on the design of the $20 bill, but this November the abolitionist and political activist gets her chance to shine in the spotlight on the big screen.
Harriet film billboard
Played by Cynthia Erivo and directed by Kasi Lemmons, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of her escape from slavery to the North in 1849 and her transformation into one of the most infamous 'conductors' on the Underground Railroad, helping hundreds of enslaved black people to freedom and becoming one of America's greatest heroes.
Harriet movie billboard
These powerful billboards for the movie biopic were spotted along San Vicente Boulevard, Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Boulevard and Pico Boulevard from October 10 to October 23, 2019.
Harriet Tubman film billboard
For more inspiration black women from history, make sure you also check out these Hidden Figures movie billboards, these Confirmation billboards and these billboards for the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
Harriet film billboard
Now more than ever we need to be inspired by Harriet's courage, ingenuity and tenacity to become modern day freedom fighters and help keep democracy alive in America.

UPDATED: Fans of the movie can also check out Cynthia Erivo's Harriet Tubman costume on display.
Harriet extension cut-out billboard
UPDATED: Here's also an awards consideration billboard for the Golden Globe nominee (for Cynthia Erivo as Best Actress and for Best Original Song by the actress and Joshua Brian Campbell), spied along the Sunset Strip on December 16, 2019.
Harriet movie consideration billboard
UPDATED: Here's also a Critics' Choice Award nominee billboard spotted in the same location along the Sunset Strip on January 4, 2020.
Cynthia Erivo Harriet Critics Choice nominee billboard

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