The Underground Railroad has bagged two African-American Film Critics Association Awards (AAFCA) accolades. The epic US series shared the good news on social media. The Thuso Mbedu-led series scooped the Best Limited Series and Best Director trophies. The critically-acclaimed show was directed by Barry Jenkins.
The social media team of the programme took to Twitter on Thursday, 29 July to let their fans from across the globe know about their latest achievement. Thuso Mbedu’s fans from Mzansi love the show.
The celebration continues. The cast and crew of #TheUndergroundRailroad have received 2 African-American Film Critics Association Awards for Best Limited Series and Best Director – @BarryJenkins. #AAFCATVHonors #AAFCA
The celebration continues. The cast and crew of #TheUndergroundRailroad have received 2 African-American Film Critics Association Awards for Best Limited Series and Best Director – @BarryJenkins. #AAFCATVHonors #AAFCA pic.twitter.com/TJQfCycIDh
— The Underground Railroad (@TheUGRailroadTV) July 29, 2021
Thuso took to Instagram and shared that many people had asked her what it was like working with the Oscar award-winning Jenkins. She then responded with a lengthy answer to the question on everyone’s lips. Along with snaps and vids of Jenkins she took while on set, Thuso said: “Working with Barry was amazing. It was one of the easiest things I’ve done. He makes it easy, man. It’s like having a conversation — an easy, flowing, unforced conversation. We all knew and understood what we working towards and, through collaboration, we were able to help each other get there.
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