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HOW TO BE FREE

In Free State of Jones, Gugu Mbatha-Raw forges unity for a common cause
FREE STATE OF JONES (June 24) In this true tale of a Southern uprising against the Confederate Army, Mbatha-Raw and McConaughey find love in the fight for freedom

IN RECENT YEARS, SCREENS big and small have seen such an uptick in stories about slavery, from Django Unchained and 12 Years a Slave to TV’s Underground and Roots remake, that some black actors have criticized Hollywood’s appetite for depicting brutality against black people,

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