A dramatic retelling of the true story of escaped slave Harriet Powell's journey to freedom.
In 1839, in Peterboro, NY, Thomas Leonard, a freed slave, helps Harriet Powell escape from her captivity. While hiding in an attic, a price on her head, waiting to be taken to Canada in the dead of night, Harriet meets abolitionist Gerrit Smith and suffragette Elizabeth Cady.
Facing new and difficult ideas about race and identity, Harriet confronts the costs and benefits of freedom. Can Leonard, Smith and Cady convince her to go to Canada – and freedom?