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Lawrence Hill & Creators on Adapting The Book of Negroes for the Screen

CBC Connects caught up with author Lawrence Hill, director Clement Virgo and executive producer Damon D'Oliveira for a chat about taking the acclaimed story from the novel to the screen. Hill reveals what he enjoyed most about learning the craft of screenwriting, Virgo explains what hooked him on the story and D'Oliveira tells how Hill's spirit "infused the story every step of the way." Tune in to The Book of Negroes finale Wednesday, February 11 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT) on CBC Television. #FALLforCBC

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