Untitled Underground Railroad Project

On the heels of U.S. racial inequality protests and the lead up to the 2020 elections, five Black and Latino cyclists embark on a 1,114-mile ride inspired by the Underground Railroad.

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Funding Initiative
Series and Special Projects
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Fisayo Olajide

Fiz Olajide is a filmmaker whose work fuses both cinéma vérité and composed filming techniques. Fiz has brought stories to life that cover wrongful conviction, drag king culture, and domestic violence. Her mission as a Black female filmmaker is to create art that carries an undeniable purpose and gives dimension to our ideals.

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Executive Producer

Nerenda Eid

Nerenda Eid has been integral to many successful branded, commercial, and experiential campaigns. She’s applied her expertise to independent narrative and now documentary films. She is also a mother with a burgeoning conceptual art practice exploring history at the intersection of race, gender, and religion.

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Jon Lynn

Jon Lynn is a Brooklyn-based freelance filmmaker and adrenaline junkie with 15 years of film experience and even more years of cycling. He has the unique ability to seamlessly transition from shoot to edit, and is outdone only by the dynamic pieces he creates.

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The Film

On the heels of the historic COVID-19 pandemic and global protests for racial justice, five Black and Latinx cyclists embark on an ambitious 1,114 mile journey inspired by the Underground Railroad, across the Deep South up to Washington, DC. A string of unforeseen events on the road test their resolve, relationships and their very sense of self.