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The Good River

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SHORT FILM

New Perspective: Shorts Program Two

DIRECTOR: Shannon Lynch / RUN TIME: 18 minutes

COUNTRY: USA

Local Spotlight - Director from Northern Virginia. Jonah is an enslaved man living in Kentucky in the 1850s. By night, his friend Ezekiel rows freedom seekers across the Ohio River as part of the Underground Railroad. As Ezekiel and others on the plantation pressure Jonah to join the effort, Jonah is forced to decide between a life of self-preservation and a life of self-sacrifice.