Fresh Air For May 15, 2021: Filmmaker Barry Jenkins; Writer Francisco Goldman Hear the Fresh Air program for May 15, 2021

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Barry Jenkins served as showrunner, executive producer, writer and director to the 10-part Amazon series, The Underground Railroad. Atsushi Nishijima/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Filmmaker Barry Jenkins; Writer Francisco Goldman

Underground Railroad director Jenkins says film is an "empathy machine." Maureen Corrigan reviews Notes on Grief, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Goldman revisits his difficult childhood in Monkey Boy.

Barry Jenkins served as showrunner, executive producer, writer and director to the 10-part Amazon series, The Underground Railroad. Atsushi Nishijima/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Atsushi Nishijima/Amazon Studios

Fresh Air Weekend: Filmmaker Barry Jenkins; Writer Francisco Goldman

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