Emperor DVD and Blu-ray release date was August 18, 2020. Emperor Netflix rental release date is August 18, 2020.
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Starring: James Cromwell, Mykelti Williamson, Kat GrahamDirector: Mark AminWriter: Pat Charles, Mark AminIn Theaters: August 18, 2020Runtime: 99 min 5.8
Shields Green came from a line of African royalty and earned the nickname 'Emperor'. Despite this, he was a slave in the American South before the Civil War. Following a series of unsettling events, he decided to flee.
Shields Green travels North in search of freedom for himself and his family. Along the way he experiences several violent and harrowing encounters. He also meets Frederick Douglas and John Brown, an abolitionist. Withe the latter, he marches into Harper Ferry, West Virginia during the famed 1859 raid.