About the film

Goldenrod follows inquisitive young girl Clara when her father Judson leaves the family to join the Union cause. Clara’s mother, Ruth and older sister Ida struggle to take care of the family in Judson’s absence. While reminiscing about her lost father, Clara meets a family also affected by Judson’s journey south; Flora and her mother Adele, runaways on the Underground Railroad.

Clara uses the opportunity to follow in her fathers footsteps and aid the two along their path to freedom.